Thompson River Co-Gen

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{{#Badges:CoalSwarm}} The Thompson River Co-Gen project has been built, but it stopped operating Sept. 2005 due to permit violations.[1] In Nov. 2007, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality settled its enforcement action against Thompson River Co-Gen LLC, reducing its original penalty demand of $2 million to a $200,000 settlement.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Thompson River Co-Gen LLC
Location: Yellowstone City, MT
Capacity: 15 MW
Type: Cogeneration
Status: On hold


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  1. "Thompson Falls: A Lesson in How NOT to Develop a Power Plant", Montana Environmental Information Center, undated, accessed January 2008.
  2. “Thompson River Co-Gen, LLC Resolves Clean Air Act Violations", Montana Department of Environmental Quality, press release, November 30, 2007.

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