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Motivating Issue

Water and food. They’re interrelated, of course. A lot of our problems start with the use of petroleum-based chemicals on our food, and those get washed into the water supply. If we get our food system right, that will solve a lot of issues.

Why I Belong To MEIC

MEIC offers guidance to grassroots organizations. They understand the politics of the issues and do a good job of explaining it in their publications, which offer a course of action.

What I Want To Pass On

We need to protect our agricultural lands. Once land is developed for houses, you never get it back.

Member since 2009
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Oil and gas tax holiday under fire in Senate committee

Helena IRHELENA, Mont. (AP) — State senators are contemplating repealing Montana’s oil and gas tax holiday under a recurring Democratic proposal. <READ MORE>

Posted on March 12th, 2015

Montana reaction to Keystone veto mixed

Great Falls TribuneMontana reaction was mixed to President Obama’s Tuesday veto of the proposed 875-mile, 36-inch Keystone XL Pipeline from Port of Morgan in Phillips County Montana to Steele City, Nebraska. <READ MORE>

Posted on February 25th, 2015

Bigger bond for metal mines sought

The Senate Natural Resources Committee heard testimony on a bill Monday that would increase the amount of bonding required for developers of metal mines, a move supported by conservation groups and opposed by the mining industry. <READ MORE>

Posted on February 16th, 2015

Bill would fine feds for wildfire smoke

Bozeman Daily chronicleIn recent summers, Gallatin Valley residents have sometimes had to endure poor air quality from wildfire smoke, so a Bozeman legislator wants Montana to be able to fine the federal government for that. <READ MORE>

Posted on February 6th, 2015