Colstrip Power Plant

Trump Plan Won’t Save Montana Coal
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 before the Clean Power Plan’s prescribed cuts to carbon dioxide emissions would have been realized anyway
GOP Blames Bullock For Coal Woes
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 environmental lawsuit by agreeing to shut down two of the facility’s four units within six years...