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A Homecoming Evening With Max Baucus: Celebrating a career in public service
This lecture will be free and open to the public but tickets will be required. Please utilize our Eventbrite page to reserve your space now! Doors will open at 7 PM and seating will be first come, first served.
An informed people is the basis of, and a necessity for, successful democratic government. The people of the United States are entitled to hear all sides to a question whether it be political, economic, social, racial or religious.
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Energy-related CO2 emissions from natural gas surpass coal as fuel use patterns change
August 17, 2016From 1990 to about 2005, consumption of coal and natural gas in the United States was relatively similar, but their emissions were different.
Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project; near Glendive, Montana
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation jointly issued a Final EIS for the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project, a proposal to improve passage for endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish at the Intake Diversion Dam in the lower Yellowstone River while continuing the operation of the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project. DOE’s Western Area Power Administration was a cooperating agency in preparing the EIS because some alternatives include power interconnection, transmission, and/or delivery options.
Non-Partisan Political Exploration
The Burton K. Wheeler Center for Public Policy in Bozeman, MT, promotes the discussion, analysis and eventual resolution of critical issues facing Montana and the region. The Center holds conferences, sponsors research and lectures, publishes conference reports and maintains this webpage for Montanans and others who are seeking solutions to some of today's most pressing issues and problems.
The Center is located at Montana State University, Culbertson Hall Room 335, Bozeman, MT 59715. We welcome your comments and suggestions regarding our activities and conference topics. Please visit us or contact us.