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Group to host events discussing climate change

Ravalli republicTo celebrate Earth Week and promote climate change discussion, an environmental group is hosting events in Hamilton and across Montana on Saturday. All are open to the public. <READ MORE>

Dam purchase a watershed moment

daily-inter-lake-logoNorthWestern Energy’s proposed purchase of 11 hydropower dams from PPL Montana marks a watershed moment for cleaner and more affordable energy to serve Montana’s businesses and families. <READ MORE>

Attorney general turns over documents to environmental group

Great Falls TribuneHELENA — Attorney General Tim Fox’s office on Wednesday handed over records to a Montana environmental group a day before a judge was set to hear arguments in an open records lawsuit. <READ MORE>

Who’s Ready to Rally?

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Climate Action Rallies Planned Across the State for April 26

On Saturday, April 26, all across the state, people will come together for the Montanans for Climate Solutions Rallies. From Bigfork to Lame Deer and many points in between, Montanans will raise the issue of climate change and pressure officials and businesses to support proactive and positive solutions to the climate crisis.
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Press Advisory: Montanans for Climate Solutions Rally

On April 26th, Montanans from all backgrounds will gather in 13 communities across the state to show strong home-grown support for proactive and immediate solutions to the climate crisis. <READ MORE>

Not another failed mining experiment

Helena IRFirst the Blackfoot and now the Smith? You’d think after the tens of millions we have had to spend cleaning up after mining companies they’d stop targeting our finest rivers with their experiments. <READ MORE>

Dam purchase is a watershed moment

Helena IRNorthWestern Energy’s proposed purchase of 11 hydropower dams from PPL Montana marks a watershed moment for cleaner and more affordable energy to serve Montana’s businesses and families. <READ MORE>

Lots of reasons (and ways!) to celebrate Earth Day 2014

By Sara Marino, MEIC Development Director

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With Earth Day coming up on April 22, it’s a good time to reflect on the air, water, and landscapes that nurture our health and our hearts. I am grateful for the opportunity to watch my son grow and thrive in the outdoors, and enjoy all the activities Montana provides in our own backyard – floating, camping, mountain biking, fishing, skiing, and more. And I am always grateful for the people around our state who share MEIC’s passion for protecting and preserving all that we treasure today and for future generations. Thank you to the thousands of MEIC supporters who make our work possible. We cannot do it without you!
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Environmental group sues state over Whitehall mine backfilling

Helena IRHELENA — An environmental group is suing the state over a decision to not require backfilling of an open pit at the Golden Sunlight Mine near Whitehall. The Montana Environmental Information Center filed suit on Monday in Jefferson County District Court against the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. <READ MORE>

Tintina to apply for mine permit

Great Falls TribuneTintina Resources Inc. announced Monday that it intends to submit an application for a copper mine operating permit to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. <READ MORE>