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Montana


Judge Rules Montana Gas-Fired Plant Can Move Forward, While Landmark Climate Case Begins

A judge has ruled that construction of natural gas-fired power plant in Montana can resume, two months after the same judge ordered the project halted due to environmental concerns. The…


Montana Judge Cancels Air Permit for Gas-Fired Power Plant

A judge in Montana has canceled the air quality permit for a natural gas-fired power plant under construction in the state, citing concerns about emissions of greenhouse gases from the…


Montana Co-op Director Chris Christensen Elected NRECA Board of Directors President

ARLINGTON, Va. (March 4, 2021) – Chris Christensen, a director of NorVal Electric Cooperative in Montana, today begins his two-year term as president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association…


Westmoreland Coal Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Westmoreland Coal Co., the nation's largest independent coal producer, announced March 15 that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will operate as a new, privately held company. The…


MDU Will Close Coal Units in Montana, North Dakota

A subsidiary of MDU Resources Group on February 19 said it plans to close three of its coal-fired units at power plants in Montana and North Dakota. Montana-Dakota Utilities said…