Money pit – Otter Creek coal unlikely to help schools

The Montana Rural Education Association got some bad advice about developing the coal in the Otter Creek Tracts as a source of school funding. Unfortunately, they staked their future on it, submitting an application to lease the coal. What’s really a shame is that they completely missed the abundant opportunities to generate clean, renewable energy from school trust lands which could have been cheaper, easier, and more profitable than trying to dig a massive new coal mine.

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