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A Highly Debated Piece of Technology Serves a Purpose

  A Highly Debated Piece of Technology Serves a Purpose by Amy Lignor   When even saying the word “drone” in 2016, debates spark up immediately as to whether they are safe, they are needed, and what they can even do to save countries and people from war and terrorist attacks. Just this week we […]

How to Have Yourself a Merry “Green” Christmas

How to Have Yourself a Merry “Green” Christmas By Amy Lignor   Yes, the turkey is carved and eaten and those awesome decorations are beginning to crop up around the neighborhood, as well as in your very own living room. This is the time of year where everyone smiles just a bit more, as family […]

Montana Ranchers, Union Workers Back Obama Keystone Denial

  Montana Ranchers, Union Workers Back Obama Keystone Denial Farmers and ranchers in eastern Montana along the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, as well as refinery workers in the Billings area, commended President Obama for his decision to deny a permit for the controversial project. Obama announced today that the Keystone XL pipeline […]

More than 110,000 comments oppose coal-hauling Tongue River Railroad

More than 110,000 comments oppose coal-hauling Tongue River Railroad The federal Surface Transportation Board has received more than 110,000 comments opposing plans for the Tongue River Railroad (TRR). Northern Plains Resource Council, a conservation and family agriculture group which has been fighting the TRR for 35 years, and other groups in the Northwest have organized […]

Northern Plains Welcomes Obama Keystone XL Veto, Protection of Property Rights

  NORTHERN PLAINS WELCOMES OBAMA KEYSTONE XL VETO, PROTECTION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS  BILLINGS, Mont. — “President Obama made the right decision for America today — especially for those of us along the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route,” said Chuck Nerud, a Circle-area rancher and member of Northern Plains Resource Council, a conservation and family agriculture group based […]

Keystone XL Supporters Make Misleading Claims

  Keystone XL Supporters Make Misleading Claims About Support Along the Proposed Pipeline Route  Commentary By Paul Seamans and Darrell Garoutte Roll Call Jan. 8, 2015   TransCanada is so intent on winning approval for its proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline from Canada, it is spending millions on media ads and making donations to […]