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New climate plan calls for carbon neutrality by 2050

Montana Climate Solutions Council releases proposal for limiting carbon and adapting to a warming climate.

A council of 44 people appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock spent more than a year developing a climate plan. The council advanced more than 50 recommendations for the state to consider, 40 of which were unanimous.

Utility commission critiques NorthWestern power plan

Company faulted for omitting energy trading, other issues from analysis

Montana’s Public Service Commission issued formal comments June 30 on a long-term electricity supply plan developed by NorthWestern Energy, endorsing the company’s push to secure more generating capacity amid a wave of regional coal plant closures.

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