Montana

An estimated 35,000 gallons of crude spilled from four of 22 toppled tank cars of a 106-car oil train near Culbertson in northeast Montana on July 16. Unlike other oil train derailments, no fiery explosions occurred.
Jul 21, 2015   Common Dreams
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
"The Fire Next Time" deals with how talk radio divided a small town already suffering from economic and community woes dealing with land use.
Jul 8, 2005   AlterNet
Montana, which has no sales tax, wants Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco to pay a tax to offset the state's welfare costs related to the big-boxes' poor labor practices.
Feb 17, 2005   CNN
Columnist Steven Greenhut see the impact of smart growth in Bozeman Montana, and warns readers to "be afraid, be very afraid."
Nov 27, 2004   Orange County Register
The theme at Montana's annual state conference on smart growth, was how to blend economic prosperity with smart growth and land-use planning.
Nov 26, 2004   Ravali Republic Online
Missoula deals with the loss of views and vistas in the face of increased density.
Feb 17, 2004   The Missoulian