Northern Plains Resource Council
Montanans are gearing up for the latest round in the coal wars, with industry supporters trying to protect jobs while environmentalists seek a shift to renewable energy.
The Yellowstone Bend Citizens Council is a new community organization focusing on concerns about increased coal and oil trains through Livingston, and moving the community and state toward clean and renewable energy.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico. But you won’t see Montanans blowing out candles to celebrate.
Thanks, Gazette editorial board (“Getting along with Beartooth neighbors,” April 3), for highlighting a solution that could resolve community concerns around oil and gas development on the Beartooth Front: a happy medium where a healthy environment and industrial development can coexist, sim…
The start of the 2015 Montana Legislature is more than nine months and two elections away, but the list of potential legislation is already 76 bills long.
Montana Elders for a Livable Tomorrow (March 14 guest opinion) sounds like a nice organization. However, along with the Northern Plains Resource Council and Blue Skies Campaign there is one common goal, to stop the production of coal, and that’s not so nice for Montana.
Opponents of a horizontal oil well permitted near Belfry will get their hearing after all.
The Northern Plains Resource Council will hold a mixer Thursday evening to talk about efforts to prevent oil and gas development in the Beartooth Front.
Just who is Montana Attorney General Tim Fox working for anyway?
On Oct. 24, Energy Corporation of America CEO John Mork announced plans to expand development of oil and gas leases along the Beartooth and Bighorn mountains. He envisions bringing “the Bakken to the Big Horns [and the Beartooths] … and fundamentally changing these areas the way it has chang…
About 50 people took part in a “No Coal Export” rally Saturday morning in downtown Billings.
The 24th annual meeting of the Northern Plains Resource Council is set for Friday and Saturday with several events open to the public.
An Election Day food fight in the state of Washington has captured the interest of Montanans favoring labels for food with genetically modified ingredients.
Nearly 1,300 people have signed an online petition protesting plans by a Denver energy company to develop up to 50 oil-and-gas wells around Roscoe and more wells in the Big Horn Basin of Montana and Wyoming.
If the size of the crowd gathered Tuesday to hear Chinese pollution activist Lifeng Fang is an indication of public interest in pollution caused by coal, a four-minute film at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival Friday night should be a hit.
A U.S. District Judge has upheld stricter labeling rules for beef, pork, lamb and goat by rejecting the meat industry’s request for a preliminary injunction.
Lifeng Fang, a Chinese environmentalist, will speak about coal-caused pollution at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Room 231 at Morledge-Kimball Hall at Rocky Mountain College.
The Northern Plains Resource Council is holding its fifth annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival at a new venue this year — the historic Babcock Theatre in downtown Billings.
The success of the Good Neighbor Agreement is proof that strong environmental protection and cooperation with local communities make good economic sense.