Montana Repeals State Energy Policy as Climate Trial Nears

In Montana, a train engine hauling an enormous number of cars filled with coal along a curve in the track.

Montana has repealed its 30-year-old energy policy – including a 2011 amendment that prioritized fossil-fuel development. The move comes as a June trial date approaches for a youth-led climate lawsuit against the state. In the lawsuit, Held v. State of Montana, sixteen Montana children and teenagers say that by actively promoting a fossil-fuel based energy […]