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Motivating Issue

Water and food. They’re interrelated, of course. A lot of our problems start with the use of petroleum-based chemicals on our food, and those get washed into the water supply. If we get our food system right, that will solve a lot of issues.

Why I Belong To MEIC

MEIC offers guidance to grassroots organizations. They understand the politics of the issues and do a good job of explaining it in their publications, which offer a course of action.

What I Want To Pass On

We need to protect our agricultural lands. Once land is developed for houses, you never get it back.

Member since 2009
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Coal Plant Closures Continue – Montana Should Plan for the Inevitable

by Derf Johnson

Coal plant closure announcements in the United States continue unabated, regardless of Donald Trump. Coal is increasingly becoming a financial albatross for utilities and their customers and shareholders as clean, renewable energy continues to drop in prices and further penetrate the market. What’s truly remarkable is that these retirements are almost entirely financially driven. The old narrative that coal is cheap and renewables are expensive is just simply not true. Just this past week:

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Posted on August 31st, 2018

What does the repeal of the Clean Power Plan mean for Montana?

August 21, 2018

A sample of what we can expect: Read More

Posted on August 21st, 2018

Colstrip coal units shut down after failing emissions tests

Posted on August 3rd, 2018

End Perpetual Pollution, Vote YES on I-186

by Derf Johnson

Do you want to finally protect Montana’s clean water from perpetually polluting hardrock mines? Then now is the time to support I-186.

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Posted on July 16th, 2018