Rural Montana Residents Oppose Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

Rural Montana Residents Oppose Presidential Permit For Keystone XL Yellowstone River farmers and members of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation oppose the Presidential Permit for the Keystone XL pipeline through eastern Montana. The Trump Administration signed the permit this morning. “There have been so many pipeline leaks everywhere that to think it’s not going to […]

Rancher reacts to repeal of Stream Protection Rule

Rancher reacts to repeal of Stream Protection Rule Repeal a blow to clean water, agriculture Today, President Trump signed a resolution under the Congressional Review Act that repeals a federal rule that had been adopted to protect streams from damage due to coal mining. Not a single coal job will be created or preserved by […]

Impacted Montana rancher opposes Keystone XL pipeline

  Impacted Montana rancher opposes Keystone XL pipeline   Northern Plains Resource Council, a conservation and family-agriculture group based in Billings, opposes President Trump’s approval today of the Keystone tar sands pipeline. The pipeline would cross eastern Montana from Canada to South Dakota.     “The Northern Plains Resource Council believes the final Environmental Impact […]

After 89 Years This “Mouse” Still Works Overtime

For those who are unaware, Mickey Mouse is one year away from turning 90 years of age. Created in 1928 by

A Special “Friend” in Puget Sound Shines a Spotlight on the Disappearing Orca

Her name was Granny, and this particular orca came by that title quite honestly. Being the oldest member of

Bakken Rancher Welcomes Federal Judge’s Defense of Methane Standards

  Bakken Rancher Welcomes Federal Judge’s Defense of Methane Standards   BILLINGS, Mont. — A Wyoming judge yesterday rejected efforts to block new standards by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that would reduce the waste of natural gas on federal and tribal lands. “This is good news for people living in oil country,” said […]

Washington state denies sublease for coal export terminal

  Washington state denies sublease for coal export terminal By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press January 3, 2017   SEATTLE (AP) – Washington state is refusing to allow its aquatic lands to be used for a major coal-export terminal along the Columbia River, dealing what one opponent described as “the final nail in the coffin” for […]

2017 Will Be Green!

This statement is not a “hopeful” imagination talking; it is actually quite true.