United States: Otter Creek coal debate brings passion, outbursts to Helena

Billings Gazette: From high school students to labor organizers to one man who essentially told Gov. Brian Schweitzer to shut up, the hot-button issue of Otter Creek coal drew a packed and passionate crowd to the Capitol Tuesday morning. "For what price are you willing to sell a piece of your children's future?" Missoula Big Sky High School student Allison Lawrence asked the Land Board before it voted to lower the bidding price on the state's 570 million tons of coal in the Otter Creek Valley. "We are ......

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