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BLM announces public forums on Front gas plan

HELENA (AP) - Federal officials Thursday announced a series of meetings to gather public comment on a natural-gas project proposed for the Rocky Mountain Front, about 75 miles northwest of Great Falls.

The Bureau of Land Management said the meetings, all in an open-house format, will be May 3 in Choteau; May 4 in Great Falls; May 5 in Missoula; May 17 in Helena; and May 20 in Browning. All will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The meetings are one step in the BLM's preparation of an environmental impact statement on Startech Energy Inc.'s proposed Blackleaf gas project.

The company, based in Calgar...


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