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Down to Earth – September 2016

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In this issue:

  • Victory #4 – Colstrip Units 1 & 2 to Shut Down
  • Victory #5 – Colstrip Coal Ash Ponds
  • Victory #6 – Grantsdale Subdivision
  • Smith River Mine Update
  • PSC Update
  • Fracking Petition Filed
  • Board of Directors Election
  • Coal Mining Updates

DTE September 2016

Down to Earth – June 2016

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In this issue:

  • Victory #1 – Otter Creek
  • Victory #2 – Rosebud Coal Mine
  • Smith River
  • Victory #3 – Colstrip Outage
  • Colstrip Update
  • Billings Air Pollution
  • NorthWestern Energy Resource Planning
  • Montanore Mine

Down to Earth – June 2016

Down to Earth – March 2016

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In this issue:

  • Smith River Mine
  • Colstrip Power Plant
  • Montanore Mine
  • Initiative 180
  • Clean Power Plan
  • Northwest Power Plan
  • Coal Mining Update

Down to Earth – March 2016

Down to Earth – December 2015

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In this issue:

  • Victories on Coal Mining and exports
  • Keystone XL Victory
  • Victory for Grizzlies
  • Smith River Mine
  • Colstrip Units 1 & 2
  • Clean Power Plan
  • Solar Energy in Montana
  • Golden Sunlight Mine

Down to Earth – December 2015

Down to Earth – August 2015

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In this issue:

  • Clean Power Plan
  • Colstrip Power Plant
  • Montana Coal Mining Update
  • Regional Power Plan
  • Montanore Mine

Down to Earth – August 2015

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

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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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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