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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
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Dirty Coal and Water Bills Headed to his Desk Need to be Vetoed

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While a number of this session’s anti-environment bills were defeated due the efforts of MEIC and its allies, several “dirty coal” and dirty water bills have cleared the Legislature and now await action by Gov. Steve Bullock. Only his veto can stop these bills from becoming law.

We need you to e-mail, write, or call the governor TODAY, and ask him to veto these attacks on Montana’s clean air, clean water, and the global climate!

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Posted on April 20th, 2015

Groups honor former legislator Carol Williams as Conservation Champion

MissoulianMaybe she doesn’t owe it all to Butte, but Carol Williams’ hometown was integral in forging the conservation ethic she’s known for. Williams was feted Tuesday in Missoula by the National Wildlife Federation and three other groups as Conservation Champion. It was the first of what his group hopes is an annual event centered around Women’s History Month, said David Dittloff, regional representative for NWF. <READ MORE>

Posted on March 31st, 2015

Bill prohibiting perpetual mine pollution voted down

standardHELENA – A bill to prohibit the state from permitting mines that require perpetual remediation was voted down on party lines and tabled in committee on Wednesday. <READ MORE>

Posted on March 30th, 2015

Mining bill sees support from industry and conservation groups

Helena IRMining advocates and conservation groups that often oppose each other on mining-related legislation found some common ground Monday with a bill to add regulations for storing mine tailings. <READ MORE>

Posted on March 23rd, 2015