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 […]

Green Ideas & Green Cash Make the Gaming Industry Thrive


Green Ideas & Green Cash Make the Gaming Industry Thrive  ~ Samantha Lewis ‘Green’ comes in two forms with the gaming industry in 2014. The ‘green’ – as in cash – is what the gaming industry is seeing more and more of these days. There have been huge deals announced in the marketplace just this past […]

Keeping the Wild Keeps the Peace


Keeping the Wild Keeps the Peace ~ Samantha Lewis The one thing that animal rights’ activists, environmental workers, scientists, and even government agencies seem to be able to agree on is that the world is a place of checks and balances. In order for a country to remain level and not slide too much to […]

Poll Finds Majority Of Montanans Oppose Mining Coal For Export

Poll finds majority

Poll finds majority of Montanans oppose mining coal for export   BILLINGS, Mont.  – A new poll finds a wide majority of Montanans oppose mining more Montana coal for export to Asia. Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) recently completed a survey of Montana voters and found that 56% of Montana voters oppose mining […]

Bonnie Holmes-Gen: On Pollution and Air Quality in America


Bonnie Holmes-Gen: On Pollution and Air Quality in America Bonnie Holmes-Gen is the Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy at the American Lung Association in California (ALAC). At the ALA, Ms. Holmes-Gen is responsible for advocating the public policy concerns of ALAC before the California Legislature and state agencies such as the California Air Resources […]

Preserving the Reserves


Preserving the Reserves  ~ Amy Lignor When it comes to the outdoor enthusiast, environmentalist, or simply the lover of the Great Outdoors – the natural reserves across the globe are a much-needed part of life as we know it.   Photographing the beauty of nature; riding bikes, running, walking, canoeing – you name it, the […]

Honor the Men & Women By Honoring Our Planet


Honor the Men & Women By Honoring Our Planet  ~ Samantha Lewis America at war is a horrific thing to think about. We strive for peace. We strive to stop the damage being done to human lives. We also miss with all our hearts the men and women we lost over the decades, who gave […]