"Increased regulatory costs don’t just apply to oil and natural gas, they also have a direct impact on wind, solar, nuclear, and geothermal projects."
"If we have so much regulation that it makes it not worthwhile, then we’re not going to be able to stay in business.”
"Anytime there's a regulation it’s going to create a cost and it has to be either absorbed or passed on."
"Advances in geothermal energy technology provide Montana the opportunity to enhance our energy sector while powering the nation."
Rule notices indicate the Red Tape Relief Initiative has already spurred large reductions in the state’s regulatory burden.
"It’s surprising, for example, that the home of the country’s “golden triangle” of wheat farming regulates crop production more than any other neighbor in the Mountain West."