Monthly Archives May 2011

Comments Solicited on Butte Area One Draft Restoration Process Planning Document

BUTTE – The Butte Natural Resource Damage Council is seeking public input on a draft process plan that will provide the procedures, criteria, and schedule the Council will follow in advancing their recommendations to the Governor for restoration of the Butte Area One site.

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State Conservation Easement Laws Don’t Apply to Easements Created Under Federal Law

HELENA – In a formal opinion issued Friday, Attorney General Steve Bullock ruled that Montana statutes related to conservation easements do not apply to easements acquired or created by federal agencies under federal law.

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Pray 5th Grader Wins Montana Missing Children’s Poster Contest

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday presented the award for a statewide poster contest to Katherine Kant, a fifth-grade student from Arrowhead School in Pray.

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Bullock Announces Settlement with Video Rental Stores, Montana Accounts Prohibited From Being Sent to Credit Bureaus

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Thursday that his office has reached a settlement with the liquidating trustee of the now-defunct video rental chains Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video. The bankrupt companies, along with a collection agency working on their behalf, may have filed negative credit reports on more than 12,000 Montanans – often without trying to collect the alleged debt or alerting the customer.

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Bullock Honors Two Outstanding Victim Advocates

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Tuesday honored two Missoula women for devoting their careers to giving victims of domestic violence and other crimes a voice in Montana’s criminal justice system.

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