News Release | Environment Montana

Scott Pruitt won’t protect Montana’s air, water or families

“ Montanans and all Americans deserve an EPA administrator who will fight to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink and the planet we love. Scott Pruitt fails on all these accounts.” – Holly Seymour, Environment Montana.

Washington, D.C. – Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is slated to vote on President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment America’s Executive Director, Margie Alt, issued the following statement in response:

 

News Release | Environment Montana

Report highlights 17 bad actors waging aggressive anti-solar campaigns

Missoula, MT – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country, said a new report released today by Environment Montana Research & Policy Center. 

News Release

Environment Montana maps out 50 steps towards carbon-free transportation

Pollution from our nation’s cars, buses, trucks and trains is taking America dangerously off track to meeting climate goals, according to a new report written by Frontier Group and released by  Environment Montana, Research & Policy Center. 50 STEPS TOWARD CARBON-FREE TRANSPORTATION: Rethinking U.S. Transportation Policy to Fight Global Warming concludes that 21st century transportation policy must quickly shift to new priorities, guided by a central goal of curbing climate-altering carbon pollution. 

News Release | Environment America

Clean water wins as Congress rejects budget rider

Due to overwhelming public support, the Clean Water Rule has now withstood every attack that polluters could muster in Congress - the Barrasso bill, the CRA measure, and now an attempted budget rider.  Polluters and their allies have played all their dirty water cards in Congress and lost.   

News Release | Environment Montana

Clark Fork Haunted by extractive industry waste

Missoula, Montana– In anticipation of Halloween, Environment Montana unveiled the 6 Scariest Facts about the Clark Fork showing that a terrifying concoction of pollutants have made the Clark Fork River Basin a ghost of its former self.

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