Colstrip Power Plant

Trump Plan Won’t Save Montana Coal
The Billings Gazette reports that the Trump administration plan to kill the Obama-Era Clean Power Plan does little for Montana’s coal industry.  Colstrip, the second-largest coal-fired power plant in the West, is facing opposition on various levels that will likely close the Montana plant long befor…
Bullock Talks Retrofitting Colstrip Plant
Federal officials say retrofitting the Colstrip power plant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would cost at least $1.2 billion, but that price tag could be at least partially offset by selling captured carbon dioxide for use in oil fields...
GOP Blames Bullock For Coal Woes
Montana’s Republican candidates seemed to uniformly blame Gov. Steve Bullock for the trouble with the coal industry during a Wednesday meeting at the Billings Public Library.  The meeting of coal stakeholders came one day after an owner of Colstrip Power Plant settled an environ…