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Montana House rejects Colstrip power plant bill


April 16, 2019


Associated Press

HELENA - Montana's House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a bill that would allow NorthWestern Energy to purchase another share of a coal-fired power plant in southeastern Montana and additional capacity on a key high-voltage power line. Supporters said elements of the proposal could be amended into another bill in the Legislature's final days.

Republican Sen. Tom Richmond, one of the bill's sponsors, said the bill had been "thoroughly remodeled" in the House and he wasn't sure if he would have voted for it.

A House committee removed requirements t...

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