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Evening Newscast 7-19-19

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A US appeals court panel has sided with the Trump administration, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that mining companies take financial responsibility for future pollution cleanups. 

The tribes on the Fort Belknap Reservation declared a state of emergency this week over what the tribal president says is a suicide crisis.

Montana’s elected officials are still reacting to a series of racist Tweets President Donald Trump posted last weekend urging a group of Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to the countries they came from. 

A U.S. appeals court today said a Montana judge confused two cases when he mistakenly threw out a lawsuit four years ago alleging that inmates with serious mental illnesses weren't receiving the treatment they need.

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced today its intent to remove a portion of the Idaho Pole Superfund site in Gallatin County from the National Priority List of the nation’s most contaminated sites

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