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.

News Release | Environment America

Report: U.S. power plants world’s 3rd largest carbon polluters, edging out India

As world leaders prepare to gather here for the United Nations Climate Summit next week, a new study shows that U.S. power plants alone produce more carbon pollution than the entire economies of India, Russia, Japan or any other nation besides China.

News Release | Environment America

U.S. House blocks protections for 2 million miles of streams

Washington, DC - Two million miles of rivers and streams across the country could remain vulnerable to development and pollution, under a bill that won approval today by the U.S. House of Representatives. The waters affected help provide drinking water to 117 million Americans.

News Release | Environment Montana

New Report: Wind Energy Yields Major Environmental Benefits for Montana; Reduces Pollution and Saves Water

Wind energy is on the rise in Montana and is providing huge environmental benefits for the state, according to a new report released today by Environment Montana. Montana’s wind energy is already avoiding more than 748,831 metric tons of climate-altering carbon pollution -– the equivalent of taking 156,006 cars off the road, while saving 334,569,500 gallons of water per year -– enough to meet the needs of 8,184 people.

News Release | Environment Montana

Power Plants are Montana’s Largest Source of Carbon Pollution

A new report from Environment Montana Research & Policy Center finds that power plants are Montana’s single largest source of global warming pollution, contributing as much as 57 percent of our total carbon emissions. 

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