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Down to Earth – May 2015

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In this issue:

  • Otter Creek Mine and the Tongue River Railroad
  • 2015 Legislature in Review
  • 2015 Legislative Voting Record
  • Smith River Mine Update
  • Colstrip in the Legislature
  • Electric Grid Reliability
  • Sen. Jon Tester and the Clean Power Plan

Down to Earth – May 2015

Down to Earth – March 2015

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In this issue:

  • Corette Plant to be Retired
  • Otter Creek Water Quality Threatened
  • What is Colstrip’s Future?
  • Golden Sunlight Mine Decision to be Appealed
  • 2015 Legislature at Mid-Session
  • Yellowstone River Oil Spill
  • Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Vetoed

Down to Earth – March 2015

Down to Earth – December 2014

MEIC_DTE_December2014-1Click on the link below to download the September 2014 issue of Down to Earth.

In this issue:

  • 2015 Montana Legislature
  • Smith River Copper Mine
  • Otter Creek Coal Mine
  • Montana and the Clean Power Plan
  • Montana Futures Raffle
  • PPL Pollution
  • Golden Sunlight Mine
  • Clean Energy and Co-Ops

Down to Earth – December 2014

Down to Earth – September 2014

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Down to Earth – May 2014

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Click on the link below to download the May 2014 issue of Down to Earth.

In this issue:

  • Smith River Mine
  • MEIC Wins; Attorney General Releases Documents
  • Colstrip Ash Ponds Leaking
  • Golden Sunlight Mine
  • EPA Rules
  • Spion Kop Wind Project
  • A Solar “Revolution”
  • Colstrip Water Pollution

Down to Earth – May 2014

Down to Earth – February 2014

MEIC_DTE_DECEMBER2013-1Click on the link below to download the February 2014 issue of Down to Earth.

In this issue:

  • Colstrip Air Pollution Victory
  • MEIC Sues Attorney General
  • Colstrip Ash Ponds Leaking
  • Keystone XL Pipeline Decision
  • Smith River Copper Mine
  • New Greenhouse Gas Rules
  • NorthWestern Energy Plan
  • Grantsdale Subdivision

Down to Earth – February 2014

Down to Earth – December 2013

MEIC_DTE_DECEMBER2013-1Click on the link below to download the December 2013 issue of Down to Earth.

In this issue:

  • NorthWestern Energy to Buy Dams
  • Court Victory on Coal Ash Regulation
  • Court Victory on Public Documents
  • Coal Mining Update
  • PSC Decision on Energy Efficiency
  • Fracking the Beartooth Front
  • MEIC Staff Win Awards
  • BPA Transmission Upgrade
  • Hardrock Mining Update

Down to Earth – December 2013

Down to Earth – September 2013

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In this issue:

  • MEIC’s 40th Anniversary Rendezvous
  • Black Butte Mine
  • Montana Coal News
  • Renewable Energy Study
  • MEIC Board Elections – Please Vote
  • Obama’s Climate Action Plan
  • Residential Energy Code

Down To Earth – September 2013

Down to Earth – May 2013

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In this issue:

  • Legislative Summary
  • Senate & House Voting Records
  • Hardrock Mining
  • Otter Creek Mine

Down to Earth – May 2013

Down to Earth – March 2013

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In this issue:

  • MEIC’s 40th Anniversary
  • Legislature Mid-Session Review
  • Otter Creek Mine
  • Colstrip Plant Air Pollution
  • Corette Plant Air Pollution
  • Montana PSC

Down to Earth – March 2013