50th Anniversary
MEIC's 50th Anniversary
Join us in celebrating 50 years of protecting Montana’s clean and healthful environment.
Held v. Montana
Held v. Montana
First EVER Constitutional Climate Trial in US History
Natural gas
"Natural" Gas
...and why it's not the "bridge fuel" they want you to believe.
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Nuclear in Montana?
It's not all it's cracked up to be.
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Protecting Air & Water

Protecting and advancing air and water quality standards to ensure a clean and healthy climate for future generations

Climate & Energy

Reducing our dependence on fossil fuels through an equitable transition to renewable and clean energy sources

Down to Earth

Stay up-to-date on the latest environment news in Montana with Down to Earth, our quarterly membership publication.

The Latest Stories and Actions from MEIC

Read the Ruling: Held v State of Montana

Aug. 14, 2023 – The Court finds in favor of 16 youth plaintiffs who sued the State of Montana. Read the ruling here.

Let's rise up.

Help protect Montana’s clean air and water.

For 50 years, MEIC has worked to keep Montana’s air and water clean. We have stopped dirty acid mines and helped pass and defend strong pollution control laws. And it’s all made possible by our members.

MEIC is made up of thousands of Montanans who care deeply about this state – our home. This strong membership has allowed MEIC to remain independent and to always fight for what is right. We would love to have you as a member too.

MEIC in the News

Donations & Grassroots Support Help MEIC Preserve Montana’s Natural Beauty for Future Generations

Aug 24, 2023 – In a Nutshell: Montana’s constitution guarantees Montanans the right to a clean and healthful environment. The Montana Environmental Information Center (MEIC) fights to ensure that constitutional right is upheld. 


PSC hosts public hearing regarding NorthWestern Energy plan

Aug 15, 2023 – “There is a chokehold on the energy in our state because of Northwestern Energy,” shared one frustrated Great Falls resident.

Save Our Smith—more than just a river.

“For a practice that has a known effect on soils and strata and water, the onus should be on the applicant [to pay for mine clean-up]. I appreciate mining practices, but what is anything worth if you don’t have clean water.”
J.P. Pomnichowski
Bozeman Senator, SD 33