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.
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Montana's Tongue River
- Wendell Berry
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- Oil company’s new Montana neighbors worry about past lawsuits, violations – Billings Gazette, Feb. 28, 2014 »
- State board approves Belfry oil well project – KTVQ TV, Feb. 27, 2014 »
- Board of Oil and Gas approves Belfry well – Billings Gazette, Feb. 27, 2014 »