"Big Sky Country" has gone crypto friendly, with new legislation exempting utility tokens from securities laws.
Officials in Missoula County, Montana, will investigate regulations around bitcoin mining despite local demands for a moratorium.
The newly extended rule that crypto mining farms must offset energy consumption with renewables might also be made permanent.
A county in the U.S. state of Montana has postponed a decision on whether it should temporarily ban new bitcoin mining projects.
In a US first, Montana's state government is providing public funds to support a local bitcoin mining firm as part of an effort to fuel job creation.