Coal is big in Montana. There are vast coal beds in eastern Montana and the northeast corner of Wyoming. Much of that coal moves through Missoula on a regular basis bound for shipping ports on the West Coast. A large share of that coal is bound for China...
Associated Students of The University of Montana Transportation recently applied for and received a Clean Diesel Grant from Montana Department of Environmental Quality to purchase a new 2013 El Dorado bus.
At a public hearing held Thursday night in Frenchtown, the owners of the former Smurfit-Stone mill site met with Missoula County, EPA, and other officials regarding the pollution left behind at the facility.
The City of Missoula recently spent $400,000 reconfiguring and retiming traffic signals throughout town. I spoke with City Engineer Steve King about the changes on Friday afternoon. That interview is attached.