Factsheets

Neighborhood Energy Works
1Help for homeowners and businesses to reduce heating and cooling costs through energy efficiency improvements. (2013)

Oil & Gas Tax Holiday
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to end the tax holiday that has cost Montana taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. (2013)

Your Water Your Rights
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to protect water quality and quantity when oil and gas drilling moves in. (2012)

Old vs. New Energy in Montana
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to move Montana forward to cleaner, safer, cheaper sources of energy. (2011)

A Hidden Cost of Coal: Coal Ash in Montana
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to protect groundwater and stop the spread of hazardous coal ash. (2010)

A Hidden Cost of Coal: An Outdated Energy Source
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to protect Montana’s natural resources, prevent the worsening of climate change, and build healthy local economies. (2010)

A Hidden Cost of Coal: Exporting Our Coal to Asia
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to protect Montana communities and natural resources from the impacts of expanded coal strip mining and exports. (2011)

Clean Energy Jobs; Retrofit and Renew Montana
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to generate Montana jobs in the clean energy and efficiency industries and building our economy by rethinking the way we produce and consume energy. (2011)

Eminent Domain: Your Land; Your Rights
Northern Plains Resource Council’s effort to inform Montana landowners who face condemnation. (2011)

Otter Creek Coal—An Excuse for a Railroad That Montana Doesn’t Need
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to protect the water quality, family farms and ranches, and unique quality of life threatened by the unnecessary industrialization of eastern Montana’s rural Tongue River Valley. (2010)

Farm to School
Healthy Food for Our Kids Supports Local Agriculture and Creates Healthy Economies. (2010)

Protect Rosebud Creeks—Hydro Projects Threaten Small Streams
Stillwater Protective Association’s campaign to prevent the building of hydro projects on East and West Rosebud Creeks in south-central Montana. (2010)

No Mandatory ID for Ag Animals
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to prevent implementation of a mandatory National Animal Identification System on Montana’s livestock and other farm animals. (2009)

Landowner Rights and the Keystone XL Pipeline
Northern Plains Resource Council is working with Montana farmers and ranchers to inform and protect them from the potential impacts of TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline. (2009)

Your Land, Your Rights—Oil and Gas Leasing
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to help you protect your land and livelihood from irresponsible oil and gas development. (2009)

Hydraulic Fracturing
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to inform landowners and the general public about the potential impacts associated with hydraulic fracturing in oil and gas production. (2011)

Doing It Right
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to ensure that Montana’s family farms and ranches, water resources, soil, and wildlife are protected from the impacts of irresponsible coal bed methane development. (2008)

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
What all landowners and county officials should know before construction of the pipeline. (2010)

Aquifer Recharge: Methane development done right
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to protect Montana’s family farms and ranches, water resources, soil, and wildlife from the impacts of irresponsible coal bed methane drilling. (2010)

Energy Efficiency in Schools
Funding sources create jobs, improve classrooms, save taxpayers money. (2009)

Sustainable Biodiesel for Montana Agriculture
Northern Plains Resource Council’s Renewing Montana campaign to legalize and promote microprocessing of biodiesel to enhance our rural economy and ensure energy independence for Montana agriculture. (2008)

Rural Electric Cooperation Campaign
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to ensure that rural electric cooperatives work openly with members to achieve affordable power by adopting cleaner, cheaper, faster energy solutions. (2010)

Renewable Energy Standard
Northern Plains Resource Council’s campaign to increase the amount of energy Montana utilities produce fro0m sun and wind to 25% by 2025. (2011)

NORTHERN PLAINS RESOURCE COUNCIL
220 South 27th Street, Suite A
Billings, Montana 59101
(406) 248-1154
info@northernplains.org