New Report Looks At Natural Gas Flaring Boom

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New Report Looks At Natural Gas Flaring Boom Waste sparked by oil prices, length of leases, and weak protections   BILLINGS, Mont. — Surging oil production in shale hotspots, like the Bakken in Montana and North Dakota, and Eagle Ford in Texas, has increased waste of natural gas through flaring, venting, and leaking, according to […]

Oregon Agency Denies Crucial Port of Morrow Permit

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Oregon Agency Denies Crucial Port of Morrow Permit, Deals Significant Blow to Coal Export Proposals   BILLINGS, Mont. — Oregon’s Department of State Lands today denied a crucial removal-fill permit for a proposed coal terminal at the Port of Morrow in Oregon. The state agency posted the denial in a fact sheet posed online. http://www.oregon.gov/dsl/PERMITS/docs/fact_sheet_coyote_island_terminal.pdf […]

National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing – May 1

National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing – Rapid City, SD Commissioners will hear from voters, community leaders, advocates and elections officials regarding challenges, successes and opportunities for reform in all aspects of voting in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota WASHINGTON, D.C., April 25, 2014 — The National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR), is holding […]