Montana

Joe Eaton reports from Bainville, Montana, which is suffering the effects of the Bakken oil boom, although the majority of the Bakken wells, and its corresponding tax revenue, are in North Dakota.
Jul 12, 2014   National Geographic
<p>A new guide helps citizens to identify the differences between good and bad subdivisions in Monanta.</p>
Nov 16, 2006   Montana Smart Growth Coalition
<p>Once unthinkable, zoning is now being considered by Montana counties to prevent subdividing open space and ranch land.</p>
Oct 15, 2006   Governing Magazine
<p>Report by Seattle-based Sightline Institute documents a growing backlash against "property rights" initiatives in Oregon communities deeply affected by Oregon's Measure 37 and implications for western states.</p>
Oct 13, 2006   Sightline Institute
A series of articles and reports addressing growth in the Western United States, including Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Idaho and other states.
Sep 15, 2006   New West
Libertarians are pushing ballot initiatives in six Western states to vastly reduce the government's power to regulate land uses. The initiatives seek to limit regulatory takings of land by requiring the government to compensate owners for any losses.
Aug 7, 2006   High Country News
To "end our addiction to oil", ethanol, a bio-fuel, seems a likely transportation fuel to boost. However, from an air quality and global warming perspective, if the ethanol is going to be produced from coal-fired plants, is it worth it?
Mar 24, 2006   The Christian Science Monitor
In the Rockies, developers and oil and natural gas companies are vying for access to the same land -- but what could be the consequences for local communities?
Mar 19, 2006   The Chicago Tribune
Yellowstone gateway looks to guide rapid growth, change.
Nov 19, 2005   Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
Steve Herbaly, a former planning director, talks about how politics gets in the way of planning.
Sep 23, 2005   Bigfork Eagle
Promised applications range from homes to guest retreats to refugee shelters.
Aug 17, 2005   The Christian Science Monitor