Montana Environmental Information Center

Clean and healthful. It's your right, our mission.

Take Action!

Say NO to Montana coal exports. Comment today on Arch Coal's coal-to-Asia railroad. Contact them today!

Take Action! →

Diego Rivas
Energy efficiency advocate
Motivating Issue

Energy efficiency and conservation. This is not a “left” or “right” issue. It benefits everyone.

Why I Belong To MEIC

MEIC’s stand against coal, and its role in climate change. They take an uncompromised stance, and someone has to do it.

What I Want To Pass On

I hope we see the light on putting some restraint on what we do. We shouldn’t do things just because we can. We need to change that mindset.

Member since 2009
Read the latest

Down to Earth – August 2015

DTE - August 2015 (small file)-1Click on the link below to download the August 2015 issue of Down to Earth.

In this issue:

  • Clean Power Plan
  • Colstrip Power Plant
  • Montana Coal Mining Update
  • Regional Power Plan
  • Montanore Mine

Down to Earth – August 2015

Posted on August 21st, 2015

Groups seek to block coal mine expansion

Posted on August 18th, 2015

Clean Power Plan’s Targets For Montana Remain Unclear

mtprNews reports are saying that President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has set new targets for Montana that are twice as large as those floated last year in a draft of the plan. But the head of Montana’s Department of Environmental Quality, Tom Livers, says it’s still unclear to him what exactly the new thresholds are.

Posted on August 4th, 2015

Montanans Weigh The Risks And Rewards Of Mining Near The Smith River

mtprAbout 50 miles east of Helena, in White Sulphur Springs, residents are weighing the benefits that a new copper mine could bring to their community: about 200 new jobs along with millions of dollars to spur business growth. Opponents of the mine say Montana risks losing something even more valuable, one of its last unspoiled rivers.

Posted on July 31st, 2015