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Montana's coal opportunity could be held up by feds

Some members of Congress in Washington, D.C., have begun suggesting that coal companies are not paying the full amount of taxes they owe to the federal government; all in the name of helping shore up revenues for the struggling federal budget, of course. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and former Gov. Brian Schweitzer have disputed the accusations, and this appears to be more a part of the concerted campaign aimed at harming the coal industry than anything else.

Congress has one simple solution if they are serious about increasing the amount of federal revenue that we realize from the coal industry: si...


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