Contact Us
environment

environment

KGVO State-Wide & Regional News
KGVO State-Wide & Regional News
[

Asarco Suing for Help With Cleanup Costs

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Asarco LLC wants three other companies to help pay for environmental cleanup required at its former lead smelter in East Helena and a silver mine near Philipsburg.

The Independent Record reports Asarco filed lawsuits in U

Read More|Comment

Category: Montana News Tags: ,
oil pipeline
Photo courtesy of wgosset/Flickr
[

Oil Pipeline Safety Review Council Issues Report [Audio]

The Pipeline Safety Review Council is looking for public comment on the recent release of its recommendations to the governor. Here are those recommendations.

Read More|Comment

Category: Montana News Tags: ,
KGVO State-Wide & Regional News
KGVO State-Wide & Regional News
[

Butte Residents Concerned About Open Pit Mine Dust

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Butte residents say they want Butte-Silver Bow health officials to examine how dust from the Montana Resources open pit mine and heavy metals could cause health problems.

The Montana Standard reports the comments came at two sessions held by the county health department last week to get ideas about what upcoming studies should include

Read More|Comment

Category: Montana News Tags:
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
[

Hawaii Takes Big Step By Becoming the First State to Ban Plastic Bags During Checkout

At the end of April, Honolulu County passed a ban that made Hawaii the first state in the nation to ban plastic bags at store checkouts statewide. Of the four counties in the state, three had previously passed bans and the Honolulu County decision officially made the ban statewide.

Read More|Comment

Category: News Tags:
Al Gore
Photo courtesy of jdlasica/Flickr
[

Politics Hurts the Climate Change Movement [VIDEO]

The climate change movement is a hard pill for many to swallow and the political nature of the discussion is only hurting its cause.

Read More|Comment

Yellowstone River
Photo courtsy of usfws mtnprairie/Flickr
[

Montana Looks for Oil on River; One Site Appears Clean

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials are investigating several sites where they've found suspected oil left over from an Exxon Mobil pipeline break last year, but say at least one such site has turned out to be crude-free

Read More|Comment

Category: Montana News Tags:
Bitterroot trees are under attack by beetles. (KLYQ photo)
Bitterroot trees are under attack by beetles. (KLYQ photo)
[

Forest Service Trying Explosives to Fell Trees

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service workers have exchanged axes and saws for sticks of high explosives in southwestern Montana to bring down beetle-killed pine trees that pose unique dangers.

Crew member Gordon Ash says workers brought down some 500 trees last week in the Pioneer Mountains by blowing up the trunks

Read More|Comment

Category: Montana News Tags:
Daniel Berehulak/David Ramos/Mike Hewitt, Getty Images
Daniel Berehulak/David Ramos/Mike Hewitt, Getty Images
[

12 Absurd Signs We Don’t Care About the Environment

So many issues and problems are circling around us right now that the environment can fall pretty low on the list of our priorities. Heck, making sure we have clean socks on everyday is a more pressing environmental priority.

Read More|Comment

Category: News Tags:
Bison Copter
Photo courtesy of jmogs/Flickr
[

Lawsuit Filed to Stop Helicopter Bison Hazing [Video] [Audio]

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit to stop the hazing of bison because of the damage it could cause to grizzly bear populations.

Read More|Comment

BNSF
BNSF (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
[

BNSF Offers $36M Settlement in Livingston Lawsuit

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — BNSF Railway Company has offered a $36 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by landowners who alleged pollutants from the Livingston Rail Yard migrated through the groundwater and soil onto private and public property nearby

Read More|Comment

Category: Montana News Tags: ,

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkgvo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk KGVO Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on News Talk KGVO Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!