NorthWestern Energy has been ordered to stop construction of a natural gas pipeline under Yellowstone River.
“The court takes TC Energy at its word that Keystone XL is dead," the judge wrote.
A recent meeting gave insight into the controversial elk access program agreements that stirred up hunters this fall.
Wildlife managers say mule deer in northwest Montana’s Region 1 and west-central Region 2 have seen declines, with habitat a prevailing issue.
Commissioners described an outpouring of concern and anger from hunters and indicated the proposals would not receive the commission’s support.
The districts that are part of this proposal are all 200% or above population objectives and largely concentrated on private land.
Tom Lee describes a long history focused on gold mining in Montana and, separately, ruby and sapphire mining in the vicinity of Dry Cottonwood Creek in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County.
What remains unknown is what would occur if the EPA ultimately declines to accept Montana’s narrative rule package as sufficient to meet requirements of the Clean Water Act.
Known for its spectacular canyons, the Smith is the only river in Montana that awards float permits via a lottery in order to limit the number of floaters and associated impacts.
State District Judge Katherine Bidegaray ordered DEQ to revisit its 2015 permit to expand Rosebud Mine.
President Joe Biden's administration announced Tuesday that it will cancel two environmental rollbacks under former President Donald Trump that limited habitat protections for imperiled plants and wildlife.
The recovery of elk populations in Montana has now led many of the state’s hunters and landowners to a crossroads, a divisive debate over how best to manage this wildlife wealth.
A Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation administrator has charged that the Bureau of Land Management does not have the authority to grant a nonprofit group permits to graze bison on federal lands.
Smith River managers say some changes may be needed to mitigate soaring pressure and interest.
The groups say that the permit could lead to increased algal blooms in the river, which is already suffering from unprecedented noxious algal blooms downstream from Big Sky.
The mine would be built along Sheep Creek — a tributary to the Smith River in the Little Belt Mountains.
Some saw a greener future and economic perks, and some saw a massive eyesore blighting the rural landscape in Butte residents’ backyards.
The Bureau of Land Management has extended the comment period from 60 to 90 days for its draft EA and FONSI for a bison grazing proposal on lands leased by American Prairie Reserve in Phillips County.
The Interior Department approved about 2,500 permits to drill on public and tribal lands in the first six months of the year. New Mexico and Wyoming had the largest number of approvals. Montana, Colorado and Utah also had hundreds each.
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to approve the group’s request for 10-year grazing permits for cattle and bison on seven allotments across more than 69,300 acres of public land in Phillips County.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday that it won't allow Wyoming and Montana to sue Washington state for denying a key permit to build a coal export dock that would have sent coal to Asia.