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Stories with person: Steve Daines
  • Montana mine gets conditional approval due to water worries 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 6:03 pm

    BILLINGS, Montana - Montana environmental regulators granted conditional approval Friday to a long-stalled silver and copper mine proposed beneath a federal wilderness area, saying the developer must show before mining can proceed that the $500 million project won't drain overlying creeks.

  • Correction: Blackfeet Water Settlement story 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 2:14 pm

    BILLINGS, Montana - In a story Feb. 3 about a water settlement for Montana's Blackfeet Tribe, The Associated Press reported erroneously that U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke has introduced a bill in the House to adopt the settlement. Zinke has not introduced such a bill.