04.02.19

Daines Locks in DOE Commitment on Future of Colstrip

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today in a U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources hearing secured commitment from Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry on investment in the Colstrip Power Plant in Montana.

Colstrip is a major driver of good-paying energy jobs for Montanans, and is critical to ensuring Montanans have access to reliable, affordable electricity.

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“Colstrip Power Plant in Montana is one of the largest economic drivers… and it is very well suited for DOE investment,” Daines said.

Daines pressed Perry, “Could I get your commitment to work with me on ways to accelerate DOE investment to Colstrip?”

“Yes sir,” Perry answered.

To download the full video of today’s hearing, click HERE.

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