Oct 10, 2017 News Headlines 0 comment

Trump Killing The Clean Power Plan Does Little For Montana Coal Energy

For Montana, the Obama-era Clean Power Plan was all smoke and no fire by the time the Trump administration announced Monday that it would kill clean air rules targeting power plants like Colstrip. The second-largest coal fired power plant in the West, Colstrip is facing opposition on various levels that will likely close the southeast Montana power plant before the Clean Power Plan’s prescribed cuts to carbon dioxide emission would have been realized anyway.