Tell Governor Steve Bullock that you don't want a mine on the headwaters of the Smith River!
Energy efficiency and conservation. This is not a “left” or “right” issue. It benefits everyone.
MEIC’s stand against coal, and its role in climate change. They take an uncompromised stance, and someone has to do it.
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.
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Sweet Victory: Court sides with MEIC and halts expansion of largest proposed underground coal mine in the country
Once again, the smoke-filled skies across Montana are a dangerous wake-up call that climate change is real and is already harming public health and the economy. It’s long past time to do something about it, and preventing the mining and burning of coal remains the lowest hanging fruit. Coal is the biggest contributor to climate change and coal companies and the government agencies that permit their activities sign death sentences for Montanans and millions of people around the world when they continue to ignore its impacts when issuing permits. That’s why it restores our faith in government when a federal judge forces an agency to do its job and address the problem.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a proposed 176-million ton (159 million-metric ton) expansion of a central Montana coal mine in a ruling that criticized U.S. officials for downplaying the climate change impacts of the project and inflating its economic benefits.