Congressman Steve Daines today joined several thousand coal miners, union members and energy and manufacturing workers to protest President Obama's war on coal and job-killing regulatory policies. » Read More
When it comes to Montana's energy landscape, development and resources are as diverse as the state's physical landscape, with coal, natural gas, hydroelectric and wind power plants dotting the map. » Read More
In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement of new regulations for coal-fired power plants, Montana Director of Environmental Quality Tracy Stone-Manning stated that the new rules would have little impact on Montana because our state has existing regulations for new power plants that are similar to the new national rules. » Read More
All Montanans benefit from affordable electricity, job creation and state tax revenue when Montana produces and sells its abundant coal resources. These benefits are threatened by environmental activists who seek to end or minimize coal production in Montana, drive up our electricity rates and prevent Montanans from taking advantage of our most abundant natural and economic resource.