AGRICULTURE: Montana is a better place when family farms and ranches are thriving
Helen and Gordy Waller on their farm near Circle.
LANDOWNER RIGHTS: Corporations should not be allowed to run roughshod over landowners
Mark Fix surveys his pastures and calving grounds in the Tongue River Valley near Miles City.
COAL: From mining to transporting to burning, coal is dirty energy
Blasting at the Rosebud Mine in southeastern Montana
OIL & GAS: Air quality, groundwater and rural communities are casualties of oil and gas development
Methane flare in the Bakken oil field.
GOOD NEIGHBOR AGREEMENT: Protecting two important watersheds through cooperation between citizens and a major mining company
East Boulder Mine near Big Timber.
LEGISLATURE: Our members take an active role in legislation important to Northern Plains
Montana Legislature hearing in the Senate Chambers.
"Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you."
Montana's Tongue River
- Wendell Berry
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Ed Gulick is Past Chair of Northern Plains Resource Council and Yellowstone Valley Citizens Council: Regarding his letter of June 26, I respectfully suggest that Phillip Boggio use a less ad hoc method to learn about global warming...read more »
- Guest opinion: New rules good for the health of Montana – Billing Gazette, July 22, 2014 »
- Delays plague Tongue River Railroad efforts – Associated Press, July 18, 2014 »
- Press release: Vertical fracking begins at Belfry well – July 17, 2014 »
- Report shows coal, oil trains would quadruple rail traffic, alarming lawmakers – KPLU, July 16, 2014 »