As the Obama administration readies rules to force all U.S. power plants to lower the rate at which they produce greenhouse gases, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, a major coal state, is trying to steer a bill through the Senate that he said would hold off the Environmental Protection Agency. » Read More
The U.S. Army Cops of Engineers announced plans Tuesday to perform a narrow environmental review of a proposed terminal of the Columbia River that would ship millions of tons of coal to Asia. » 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.