Water Pollution Knows No Borders: How Canadian Coal is Poisoning Montana Waters

By Katy Spence Lake Koocanusa continues to be plagued by selenium pollution from Canadian coal mining, and MEIC continues to hold the line...

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HB 576 & SB 392: The Next Chapter in the Story of the Coal Industry’s Undue Influence on Montana Government

By Derf Johnson For anyone that paid attention to MEIC’s lobbying efforts during the 2023 Montana Legislature, you will recall two bad...

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Signal Peak mine causes surface damage, safety hazards

By Anne Hedges Aerial view of subsidence cracks as a result of Signal Peak mining. Photo from WELC. MEIC joined a dozen other conservation...

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Montana’s Energy Transition

By Nick Fitzmaurice Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time, driven by unprecedented atmospheric concentrations of carbon...

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DEQ Climate Emissions & Resilience Planning

In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction Grant program (CPRG) awarded the Montana...

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The Linchpin to Decarbonization in the West?

By Anne Hedges There is a noticeable absence of regional transmission organizations in the West. Image via FERC. With rising electricity...

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MT Dept. of Transportation’s Carbon Reduction Plan Falls Flat

By Nick Fitzmaurice In September, the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) released its draft Carbon Reduction Strategy (CRS) for a...

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Climate Implications of Land Use Planning

By Ann Schwend The earth is warming. Humans — and our lifestyle choices, large living quarters, electricity consumption, and personal...

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Exempt Wells: Montana’s White Elephant Gift?

By Ann Schwend We all need water to survive, and it is certainly much more convenient if it is piped directly into our homes rather than...

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Extraordinary Hope: A Conversation with Roger Sullivan

By Katy Spence MEIC is fortunate to have a number of friends and allies that we can call upon for support, encouragement, or assistance....

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