Daines Statement on Northwestern Announcement on Colstrip Power Plants

U.S. SENATE – Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement applauding Northwestern Energy’s announcement that it will acquire Avista’s share inColstrip’s units 3 and 4 which will help support Montana energy jobs.

“The Colstrip power plant supports reliable, high-paying jobs while also contributing to Montana’s all-of-the-above energy portfolio,” Daines said.“This is great news for made in Montana energy, Montana jobs, American energy dominance and our national security.”

Daines shared a video highlighting the important work Colstrip does to power Montana in honor of the announcement.

Daines has been a strong supporter of Colstrip and Montana energy production. To see more of his work, click HERE.


Contact: Rachel Dumke,  Blake Kernen