District Judge Kathy Seeley ruled Friday that the Department of Environmental Quality did not set adequate pollution restrictions for the Montanore Mine and gave Hecla too long to meet the requirements.
Fox Business took a look at the fastest growing jobs state by state. What made the list for Montana?
Montana: Environmental engineers - 119 percent
The financial institution looked at changes in occupations listed with the Bureau of Labor Statistics over the last 5 years and compared employment data in each state from 2014 with employment data from 2018...
You may as well call it the "not so green" new deal. Let's say we go with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her "Green New Deal" ...how much more mining would need to be done just to have enough of the rare earth metals to pull this off?
Once celebrated as America’s most coal-friendly leader, President Donald Trump is reportedly faring significantly worse than his predecessor when it comes to the waning coal industry. Q2 reports many in Montana’s Coal Country blamed Obama-era regulations for their demise, so when candidate Donald Trump promised to end a so-called “war on coal,” they were ready to believe him...
On Monday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke finalized the withdrawal of more than 30,000 acres of federal lands in southwest Montana’s Paradise Valley from mining for 20 years, subject to valid existing rights.
The Billings Gazette reports that Westmoreland Coal Company stock fell to 26 cents a share on Tuesday after the company– which owns three Montana mines– indicated it would consider bankruptcy.
The Colorado-based company, which feeds the Colstrip power plant from the Rosebud Mine, and whose Absaloka Mine has been a major source of income for the Crow Tribe, revealed in its annual report– filed late