- Feds seek $7M in overpayments from 3 Mont. schools Updated: Feb-18-14 5:57 pm
- Mine inspector resigns amid inquiries Updated: Feb-14-14 4:49 pm
- Inspector general focuses on coal leasing problems Updated: Feb-08-14 12:10 am
- Salazar: Build Keystone XL oil pipeline Updated: Feb-05-14 1:58 pm
HELENA, Montana - The U.S. government is seeking the return of $7 million paid over the last 37 years to three Montana school districts near Yellowstone National Park, saying they were overpayments from a program that should have ended decades ago.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A longtime state mine inspector has resigned amid inquiries about whether he sought or accepted money from an eastern Kentucky lawmaker who owns coal mines.
BILLINGS, Montana - Coal sales in Western states are getting more scrutiny from federal lawmakers amid new revelations Friday about officials accepting below-market bids for some coal sales and possibly illegally negotiating with companies over prices.
WASHINGTON - Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he believes the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be built.