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Sugar Beets' Environmental Toll Isn't That Sweet

Three Western Sugar Cooperative facilities landed among the top 20 polluters in a recent report released by two environmental groups.

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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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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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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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What’s quelling the anxiety of electric-car drivers?

For charging deserts like Wyoming and Montana — which lack fast public stations — an agreement between governors represents their first major push to create electric corridors. 

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