Montana DNRC http://mtpr.net en What a new water plan could mean for state climate policy http://mtpr.net/post/what-new-water-plan-could-mean-state-climate-policy <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Democratic state representative believes a new water plan being developed by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) may provide a vehicle for inserting more climate science into state policy.</span></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:43:50 +0000 Dan Boyce 13373 at http://mtpr.net What a new water plan could mean for state climate policy Rain delaying start of fire season across much of state http://mtpr.net/post/rain-delaying-start-fire-season-across-much-state <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State wildfire experts are saying heavy spring rain in Eastern Montana is lowering the risk for an extreme fire season across much of the state.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Leaders of state and federal agencies dealing with wildfire suppression briefed Governor Steve Bullock this week.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us those officials are still expecting much more severe conditions in Southwest Montana</span></p><p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:14:56 +0000 Dan Boyce 3371 at http://mtpr.net Rain delaying start of fire season across much of state