5/3/07 Wilderness Walks Kick Off: The Montana Wilderness Association will kick off the 45th annual Wilderness Walks program on Thursday May 3, 7:00 PM at the Central Christian Church, 105 Central Ave in Great Falls.
5/4/07 How Environmental Toxins Affect Your Health: Come see Lyn Hansew, MD talk about Mercury and other Heavy Metals toxicity and how they affect our health. Friday May 4th at the Heritage Inn, 1700 Fox Farm Road, Great Falls.
5/3/07 Conservation Council Luncheon Meeting: Colleens Restaurant at 12:00 noon, Professor Aart Dolman will be the guest speaker "Global Warming & International Law". Will the rest of the world hold the Bush Administration responsible for not complying with the Kyoto Accords.
4/30/07 MATL Comments Due Monday: Comments on the Montana Alberta Transmission Line (MATL) EIS are due Monday 4/30/07. Email comments to: MATL@mt.gov
Comment on Babcock & Brown:
Purchase of NW Energy a ‘long term’ investment. Sale price is 2.2 Billion, and BBI could invest 2-3 Billion more into that over 15-20 year period ‘if’ conditions are right for development. NW Energy retains all employees and local control (confirmed by my NW Energy customer service representative today. 8% of NW Energy power is from Judith Gap Wind Farm. BBW is Babcock and Brown which ‘could’ invest in wind energy generation facilities if the ‘regulatory’ conditions were advantageous.
Please take time to write a comment on the zoning change (farm to heavy industrial) for the proposed Highwood generation coal fired plant. You have until Nov 28th at 5:00 PM to comment on this subject. Either fax it at 454-6903 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Cascade County Commissioners/ Courthouse Annex/ 325 2nd Ave. N. / Great Falls, MT 59401.
12/5/06 at 7:00 PM Hampton Inn, Great Falls, "Why is everyone so sick" a talk on Heavy Metal poisoning by Dr. Lyn Hanshew, MD. For more information contact Pat Craumer 406-452-2976
Key Zoning Decision for coal-fired plant looms: Tribune Story
Mark your calendars: Cascade County Commissioners general meeting your last opportunity to comment on rezoning issue November 28th at 9:30 AM......
Some old murky Montana Power plans resurface: Story
Scientists say pollution may be helpful: Tribune Story Is this where we are going because some decision makers have no foresight?
Deadline looms for coal-fired plant comments: Tribune Story Cascade County/Great Falls residents now is your chance to make your voice heard!
Careful Governor, your words could come back to haunt you! Tribune Story
Mercury Rising-Time Magazine story: Click Here
Schweitzer lines up $1.3 billion plant
Bull Mountain comment by Paul Stephens
Biofuels vs. Coal-Derived Synfuel, governor has the slowest horse in the lineup
Canaries in the Coal Mine
Coal Plant Questioned Tribune Article
An Inconvenient Truth website link
New Coal Plant proposed for Circle, MT Click Here
Wind Energy brochure from New World Wind Power
Snowball Effect Fuels Artic Meltdown
BP sees global warming as opportunity Tribune Article
Check out the "Community Energy finder" on Jerry's Blog page
Board allows greater releases of mercury from lignite coal-Tribune story
The Walter Ego: Missoula News Story
Governor announces multibillion dollar transmission line: Tribune Article
Montana's Public Health Just Lost to Politics and the Coal Industry
Summary of the Montana Mercury Rule by Ann Hedges
Baucus initiative aims to increase renewable energy sources
Montana has the potential to provide 116,000 MW of Wind Power Read the full text
Fort Peck Tribes harness prairie wind Tribune Article