Montana Environmental Information Center

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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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How the ALEC tech exodus ties to Montana

Missoula IndependentThe American Legislative Exchange Council lost another corporate member last week. Less than a month after Microsoft said it would be terminating its membership with the state-policy-based nonprofit, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt announced his company would also be abandoning ALEC. <READ MORE>

Posted on October 1st, 2014

Say NO to Giving Colstrip Another Year to Control Toxic Air Pollution!

Colstrip Power Plant

PPL earned $1.1 billion in profits in 2013, and can afford to clean up its toxic air pollution. It just doesn’t want to spend the money to clean up its act. PPL just asked the State to give it another year before it has to control its toxic air pollution because it doesn’t want to spend the money. Tell DEQ to say NO to this appalling corporate handout!

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Posted on September 30th, 2014

Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs

MissoulianBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can meet the Obama administration’s goal of reducing climate pollution while protecting energy-related jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that generate the bulk of the state’s emissions. <READ MORE>

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Report: Montana A Major CO2 Emitter

MPRMontana’s coal-fired power plants emit as much carbon dioxide as Mongolia, a country of almost 3 million people. That’s according to a new study from Environment Montana’s Research and Policy Center. <READ MORE>

Posted on September 19th, 2014