The Mission of the Treasure State Resources Association is to promote and enhance the Montana Way of Life through responsible resource development.

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2019 TSRA Annual Meeting - Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula

The 2019 TSRA Annual Meeting will be held June 19-20, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula. Click below for more information.

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Treasure State Resources Association strives to bring together industry groups, labor organizations, and recreation groups to work towards advancing policies that balance conservation with resource development and multiple use.

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Trump Officials Eyeing Replacement for Key Obama Climate Rule

Source:  The Hill   September 9/15/17     By:  Timothy Cama The Trump administration is planning to pursue a less ambitious , more industry friendly climate change rule for coal-fired power plants as it works to scrap the one written under former President Barack Obama. Multiple sources familiar with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plans […]

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Custer Gallatin Forest Plan Revision

Source:  U.S. Forest Service The Custer Gallatin Forest Plan Revision team is setting out on the road again with the fourth round of public meetings September 6 -20, 2017.  Community conversations will give the forest service input on the plan direction developed to date.  These public meetings are aimed at stepping down a notch from […]

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Tintina Clears Hurdle for Copper Mine

Source:  Helena Independent Record    August 15, 2017    By:  Tom Kuglin The company proposing a copper mine in the Smith River watershed near White Sulphur Springs has cleared its first regulatory hurdle. Tintina Resources Inc. received notice from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality Monday, informing it that its application for a permit to […]

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BLM reopens public input on rule-making

Source:  Helena Independent Record, Tuesday, July 4, 2017       By:  Rob Chaney MISSOULA – After interrupting its “Planning 2.0” process just as it was getting started, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has announced a new round of public ideas to shape its decision-making system. “Our goal is to identify inefficiencies and redundancies […]

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Much Ado About Nothing

Source:  Montana Petroleum Report, June 14, 2017    Montana Petroleum Association Contact:  Jessica Sena (406) 590-8675 It’s become difficult to decipher between reality and alarmism these days.  To add insult to injury, President Trump can’t seem to take two steps without being ridiculed from every direction. The latest point of contention has been his decision […]

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Interior Chief to Review Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan

Source: Matthew Daly,  Associated Press       June 7, 2017 WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday he is ordering a review of federal efforts to conserve the imperiled sage grouse to ensure that officials in 11 Western states where the bird lives are fully consulted. While the federal government has a responsibility […]

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Army to Allow Completion of DAPL

Source:  Helena Independent Record   February 8, 2017      By:  Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. – The Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion of the disputed four-state project.

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Daines Picked to Lead Parks Committee

Source:  Helena Independent Record   February 1, 2017    By: Rob Chaney, The Missoulian MISSOULA – Montana Sen. Steve Daines has been appointed chairman of the Senate’s subcommittee on National Parks.  The panel has oversight of the National Park System, Wild and Scenic River System, National Trails System, historic sites, military battlefields and the Land […]

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