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At 54.5 mpg, a big step forward for clean cars.

Last year, after Environment Montana and our sister organizations delivered more than 10,000 public comments in support of cleaner cars, President Obama announced the outline of new clean car standards covering cars and light trucks through 2025. The new standards will require new cars to achieve a fleet average of 54.5 miles per galllon, which will amount to the single biggest step this country has ever taken to end our addiction to oil and tackle global warming.

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Statement: Lead is a Serious, Pervasive Threat in Montana

The discovery of dangerously high lead levels in drinking water on the UM campus reaffirms what we already know: lead contamination is a serious, pervasive threat in Montana. 

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It's Time to Take Charge of Your Energy Use | Skye Borden

We can have healthier communities today and a livable future for generations to come -- but to get there, we must change the way we produce and consume our energy. More specifically, we must take major steps to conserve energy and eliminate energy waste.

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Climate Change and Coffee

In the coming years, the cost of those beans and that morning cup of Joe could begin to rise as climate change shrinks the world’s coffee growing regions. And that holds implications for both coffee drinkers in Missoula and those who’ve built a business around the coveted bean.

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EPA to Help Schools Test Drinking Water for Lead

The Environmental Protection Agency is making $20 million available for states and tribes to voluntarily test drinking water for lead at schools and childcare facilities.

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The wild memories our children won't have

It’s becoming less likely that future generations will experience the adrenaline rush and sheer wonder that come only from encountering wildlife in the wild. That's why, in a Sept. 5 post on Medium, Environment Montana State Director Skye Borden...

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