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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.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2015
- Anne Hedges, MEIC, (406) 461-9546
- Derf Johnson, MEIC, (406) 581-4634
Zinke Votes For Toxic Coal Ash Bill, Removing Safeguards for Montana’s Water
Helena, MT – On Wednesday, July 22nd, Congressman Ryan Zinke voted in favor of a bill that removes, weakens, and delays critical safety protections established in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s long-awaited and first-ever national coal ash rule. H.R. 1734 passed by a vote of 258 to 166, but has been threatened with a veto by the Obama administration.
HELENA, Mont. – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday the costs of implementing smokestack technology to control mercury pollution should have been considered by the EPA before the agency proceeded to draft its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. Read More.
A new report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis shows in deep detail how two aging coal-fired units at an electricity-generation plant in eastern Montana are financially unviable in the fast-changing new energy economy.
Two of Montana’s most outspoken groups opposing a proposed copper mine a mile from a tributary of the Smith River have launched a video and social media campaign aimed at personalizing the river and highlighting its importance.