Doing It Right – Colstrip Cleanup Jobs
Because coal ash pond closure and associated groundwater remediation is only now becoming a priority for power plants, there are many unanswered questions about the size and nature of the workforce needed to do it right. Doing It Right, is a Colstrip jobs study that aims to shed light on some of the cleanup work being done now around the country and what that might mean for the Colstrip, MT workforce and community.
Click here to read Doing It Right: Colstrip’s Bright Future with Cleanup, or read the Fact Sheet.
Published in April 2019, Doing it Right II builds on the previous study conducted in 2018. This new study incorporates new data to highlight the specific environmental and economic benefits of coal ash cleanup at the Colstrip power plant in southeastern Montana. The overall takeaway from both reports is that robust cleanup creates hundreds of good-paying jobs, permanently repairs local groundwater, and stimulates broad economic prosperity for the local community.
Click here to read Doing It Right II: Job Creation through Colstrip Cleanup, or read the Fact Sheets:
Doing it Right II: Job creation through Colstrip cleanup (2019)
Doing It Right: Protecting Jobs, Groundwater, and Property Values (2020)