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SB 235 - Arbitrarily Extending State Land Coal Leases

SB 235 has passed the House and Senate. Call Governor Bullock today and ask him to please veto this bad bill. 406-444-3111, [email protected] SB 235 would allow the Montana Land Board to extend the date for coal leases beyond their traditional 10-year term if the Board finds that it would be in the “best interest […]

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MEIC's Position: Oppose | Current bill status: Passed the House and Senate, heading to the Governor. | Official legislative site

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SJ 005 - A Study on the Phase Out of Coal

This resolution would request an interim study to investigate the mining and burning of coal in Montana and any consequences of significant reductions in coal mining and usage. Burning of coal is a significant source of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. Clean energy is becoming more affordable across the world, and in many cases has become cheaper […]

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MEIC's Position: Support | Current bill status: Passed Senate. Scheduled for 3rd reading in House. | Official legislative site

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