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  • Montana Coal - Talen Energy

    Montana Coal Power Plant Talen Energy’s Montana Coal business unit includes the Colstrip Steam Electric Station in Colstrip, MT.For more information, link to the plant page via the map or table below. TWO (2) ACTIVE UNITS The Colstrip Steam Electric Station is a 2-unit coal-fired generation plant located in Colstrip, Montana 222 MEGAWATTS Owned generating … Montana Coal …

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  • Montana DEQ > Mining > coal

    Montana DEQ, Montana Numeric Water Quality Standards, Circular WQB-7- ARM 17.24.645(6) 40 CFR Part 434, Coal Mining Point Source Cagegory BPT, PAT, PCT Limitations and New Source Performance Standards - ARM 17.24.646(6)

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  • Montana gets its largest wind farm – by a shrinking coal ...

    Jan 05, 2021· Montana gets its largest wind farm as the state embraces renewables and moves away from coal. EV charging giant EVBox doubles its installed electric …

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  • Montana coal mine closes amid decline in demand - East ...

    Feb 06, 2021· BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — A Montana coal mine has closed amid a substantial decline in demand for thermal coal. Decker Coal in the Powder River Basin stopped mining in January after the owner of ...

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  • Colstrip Power Plant, Rosebud County, Montana, USA

    The Colstrip steam electric station (CSES) is a 2,094MW coal-fired power plant located near Colstrip, Rosebud County, Montana, US. It is operated by Talen Montana, a subsidiary of Talen Energy, which is a privately-owned independent power producer based in Pennsylvania.

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  • Federal Judge Nixes Montana Coal Mine Expansion ...

    High-voltage electrical lines run from coal-fired generating plants in Colstrip, Montana. (Photo: David Reese) (CN) — A Montana judge on Wednesday ruled that the federal government ignored the health, air pollution and greenhouse-gas consequences of hauling and burning more coal from Montana’s largest coal mine.

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  • Montana Coal Mine Closes Amid Decline in Demand | Montana ...

    Feb 05, 2021· A Montana coal mine has closed amid a substantial decline in demand for thermal coal. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Feb. 5, 2021 By Associated Press , …

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  • Montana coal power plant closing two units built in 1970s

    Jan 03, 2020· BILLINGS, Mont. — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the western US will close two of its four units in coming days as the Montana …

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  • Decker coal mine in Montana closes in wake of Lighthouse ...

    Feb 08, 2021· A Powder River Basin coal mine has closed down for the first time in modern history. At the end of January, mining ceased at the Decker coal mine in Montana after the owner of the mine filed for bankruptcy late last year. Home to some of the world’s largest mines, the Powder River Basin is the epicenter for coal production in the country.

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  • Judge: Suit against Montana coal lease can go on | The ...

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana judge says environmentalists can move forward with a lawsuit that challenges the state's leasing of 587 million tons of coal to a St. Louis company.

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  • Miracle in Montana: Pinocci Working With Crow Tribe to ...

    Oct 02, 2020· The Decker Coal Mine, the Westmoreland Mines, and the Spring Creek Mine are just some of the examples of the Montana coal sources that are better and cleaner than that in the rest of the world. If the whopping 41% of the world that uses coal would use Montana coal, the positive environmental impact could potentially be huge.

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  • Montana Coal Mine Closes Amid Decline in Demand - Flathead ...

    BILLINGS — A Montana coal mine has closed amid a substantial decline in demand for thermal coal. Decker Coal in the Powder River Basin stopped mining in January after the owner of the mine filed ...

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  • How a Coal Mine in Montana Could Screw the Navajo Nation

    A judge last week blocked the expansion of the Spring Creek Mine in Montana, ruling that the federal government needs to issue an updated environmental review to more closely examine the impacts of mining more coal in the region. The ruling marked the latest development in a years-long struggle over Spring Creek, the largest mine in the state. Last week’s ruling was welcome, but not exactly ...

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  • Montana and coal - Global Energy Monitor

    Introduction. Montana coal mines produced 41.8 million tons of coal in 2006 (3.6% of the U.S. total), making Montana the 6th-biggest coal-producing state in the country. About a quarter of Montana's coal production (10 million tons) is consumed at the four units of the Colstrip Steam Plant in Colstrip, Montana which is the second largest coal-fired power plant west of the …

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  • Federal judge blocks expansion of Montana’s largest coal ...

    Feb 05, 2021· Montana is the sixth-largest coal producing state in the country, and has more recoverable reserves than any other state, according to the Energy Information Administration.The state is also expected to be heavily impacted by climate change, with an increase in wildfires and decreasing snowpack and water levels.. The Navajo Transitional …

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  • Montana Coal is Costly and Getting More Expensive - MEIC

    Feb 18, 2021· Why Montana Coal is Costly, and Getting More Expensive. The fact of the matter is that coal isn’t that cheap now, and is rapidly becoming more expensive. The delivered cost of coal in the United States and here in Montana has increased, dramatically, since 2004, and shows no signs of leveling off any time soon.

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  • Federal judge blocks expansion of Montana’s largest coal ...

    Feb 11, 2021· Montana is the sixth-largest coal producing state in the country, and has more recoverable reserves than any other state, according to the Energy Information Administration. The state is also expected to be heavily impacted by climate change, with an increase in wildfires and decreasing snowpack and water levels.

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  • Coal Mining in Montana - MEIC

    Some Montana coal deposits are of marginal quality. Recently, there has been an increasing push to open new coal mines for increased export to the booming Asian economies. Reclamation of Coal Mining. Coal mining in Montana comes at significant cost to the land and water of our state. Reclamation of coal mines has posed a significant challenge.

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  • Coal Production in Montana Saw 21% Decline From Last Year ...

    Sep 21, 2020· Coal Production in Montana Saw 21% Decline From Last Year The Montana Coal Council has announced that coal production across the state fell during the coronavirus pandemic, wearing on an already ...

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  • What are the types of coal? - USGS

    The biggest coal deposit by volume is the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana, which the USGS estimated to have 1.07 trillion short tons of in-place coal resources, 162 billion short tons of recoverable coal resources, and 25 billion short tons of economic coal resources (also called reserves) in 2013.

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  • Montana Beyond Coal Campaign - Home | Facebook

    Tell the Public Service Commission: Deny NorthWestern Energy's Coal Expansion! Comment during the PSC's "Listening Sessions" Oct. 20 and 27, from 4-8 pm. Contact the PSC THE DAY BEFORE YOU WISH TO COMMENT at [email protected] or by calling 800-646-6150, toll free.

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  • Coal in Montana - Home - Montana State Legislature

    The price of Montana coal averaged $9.27 per ton at the mine in 2002 (Table C2); this includes taxes and royalties. The price of coal has been on a downward trend since the early 1980’s, when the average price of coal peaked at $14.22 per ton ($22.67 in 2002 dollars). By 2002 that price had fallen 60 percent in real terms.

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  • Decker coal mine in Montana closes in wake of Lighthouse ...

    A Powder River Basin coal mine has closed down for the first time in modern history. At the end of January, mining ceased at the Decker coal mine in Montana after the owner of the mine filed for bankruptcy late last year. Home to some of the world’s largest mines, the Powder River Basin is the epicenter for coal production in the country.

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  • Coal Plants in Montana - Montana Environmental Information ...

    Coal Plants in Montana Coal fired power is the most polluting way to generate electricty, and burning coal in Montana is by far the largest source of industrial air pollution. Coal is full of hazardous substances that, when burned, contaminate the air, the land, and the water.

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  • Smoky Mountain Coal

    Smoky Mountain Coal has been a reliable domestic and international coal supplier of high quality thermal and metallurgical coals for over 25 years. We are proud of our hard earned reputation of being a company of integrity, and are committed to being the best supplier in the industry. We are a full service company offering a complete package of ...

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  • Coal Board - Community Development Division - Montana

    The Montana Coal Board provides financial assistance in the form of grants to enable local jurisdictions to adequately provide for the expansion of public services or facilities needed as a direct consequence of coal development activities, including coal mines or coal-using energy complexes, or resulting from a major decline in those activities.

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  • Federal judge blocks expansion of Montana's largest coal ...

    Montana is the sixth-largest coal producing state in the country, and has more recoverable reserves than any other state, according to the Energy Information Administration. The state is also expected to be heavily impacted by climate change, …

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  • Court rejects Montana coal mine expansion | News Break

    A U.S. District judge dealt another setback to the beleaguered Spring Creek coal mine, saying federal officials failed to consider how an 1,100-acre expansion would harm the climate. Judge Susan Watters ruled Wednesday that agencies within the Department of Interior ignored scientific evidence of the affects an 85-million-ton expansion would...

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  • Montana DEQ > Energy > Energy Statistics

    C6 - Montana Coal Production, Employment and Severance Tax, 1980-2018; About Us. The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is charged with protecting a clean and healthy environment as guaranteed to our citizens by our State Constitution. Our ultimate goal is to protect public health and to maintain Montana's high quality of life for ...

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  • Wolf Mountain Coal Inc | Coal Products | Sheridan, WY

    Wolf Mountain Coal produces numerous coal products and distributes them in over-the-road trucks for industrial and residential needs. We process crushed coal that produces coal products of different sizes. All of the production takes place in our processing facility located in the Decker, MT area. To learn more about our products, contact us today.

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