Oil & Gas Landowner Protection Legislation Introduced


  OIL & GAS LANDOWNER PROTECTION LEGISLATION INTRODUCED   Oil and gas landowner protection bills press conference Noon, Wednesday, Jan. 28 Third-floor Fan Window State Capitol HELENA, Mont. – We hope you can attend a Northern Plains Resource Council news conference noon Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the third-floor Fan Window in the State Capitol to […]

Glendive Oil Spill Sparks Concern For Keystone XL Pipeline Safety


Glendive oil spill sparks concern for Keystone XL pipeline safety Landowner near latest Yellowstone River oil spill outraged   An oil pipeline spill over the weekend is the second major spill on the Yellowstone River in 3-1/2 years. Some people say the large spill can be smelled in the air as well as Glendive, Montana, […]

Upper Ousel Falls Trail


Ousel Falls is a very inspiring morning hike. This hike is a very easy walk, one the whole family can do in comfort. Pack breakfast or a do a picnic lunch. The east fork of the Gallatin is also a great place to catch west slope Cutthroat as well. The trail is 1.7 miles round […]

Northern Plains to Push for Landowner Protections, Expansion of Clean Energy


Northern Plains to push for landowner protections, expansion of clean energy in 2015 Legislature Protecting landowner rights and expanding consumers’ access to clean energy, such as solar and wind, lead the list of legislative proposals that the Northern Plains Resource Council hopes to advance during the 2015 Montana Legislature. Some of the legislation already has […]

Carbon County Approves Zone to Protect Landowners


Carbon County approves zone to protect landowners from unchecked oil and gas development RED LODGE, Mont. — The Carbon County Commissioners gave the go ahead today to create a citizen-initiated zone to protect landowners from unchecked oil and gas development. Commissioners found that the zone is “in the public interest and convenience for public health, […]

Livingston asks to be included in coal-to-Asia railroad study

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  Livingston asks to be included in coal-to-Asia railroad study   The Livingston City Commission voted last night to send a letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board asking that the impacts of increased coal train traffic in Livingston be thoroughly considered in the environmental impact statement of the proposed Tongue River Railroad (TRR).   […]

Mule Deer Fawn on the Run


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Fracking-Ban Activist Fires Up Northern Plains Members


Fracking-Ban Activist Fires Up Northern Plains Members “Get tough and get involved at the local level,” Helen Slottje told about 120 members of Northern Plains Resource Council and others Nov. 15 in Billings. Slottje, a winner of the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize, was the keynote speaker at Northern Plains’ 43rdAnnual Meeting. Slottje, a lawyer from […]