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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- Oil-by-rail traffic causing delays to farmers, Amtrak passengers – Reuters, April 11, 2014 »
- Press release: Groups amend lawsuit over Board’s fracking rule, oil and gas secrecy – April 3, 2014 »
- Letter: Tell legislators to reform Board of Oil and Gas to defend Beartooths from fracking – Ravalli Republic, March 30, 2014 »
- Locals resist a Bakkenization of the Beartooths – High Country News, March 31, 2014 »