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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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Old Fashioned Polluters Still A Threat to Montana Rivers

Unfortunately, new data shows that industrial polluters are still dumping chemicals into Montana waterways, and no one is holding them accountable. 

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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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Rosebud Coal Mine Exceeded Pollution Permit by 19,500 Percent

A report by Environment Montana states that in one instance, Western Energy's Rosebud Coal Mine in eastern Montana exceeded the allowed amount of pollution into area waterways by up to 19,500 percent.

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