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Montana Businesses Join Effort to Defend the Clean Water Rule in Court

Businesses from Montana and 29 other states urged a federal court in North Dakota to uphold the Clean Water Rule, in an amicus brief filed by Environment America Research & Policy Center and the National Environmental Law Center.  

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Holding Our Ground in the Big Hole | Skye Borden

Tell the BLM: fracking has no place in the Big Hole River valley. 

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Most schools don't test water for lead, national report finds. Few Montana schools are required to.

A survey of school districts around the country finds that less than half test their water for lead, and among those that do more than a third detected elevated levels of the toxin, according to a federal report released Tuesday. That number could be even lower in Montana. 

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Report: Montana falling behind nation in transition to renewable energy sources

While Montana’s congressional delegation hailed passage of a bill to extend the license for a hydropower dam on the Rocky Mountain Front this week, a new report suggests the state is falling behind the nation in pursuit of clean energy.

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Groups says Montana lags behind other states in renewable energy

North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Idaho have all experienced huge amounts of growth in wind generation in the past decade, causing them to leapfrog over Montana in total production.

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