Tag Archives: Land Board

Monday, September 17th: Come to the Land Board’s Public Meeting!

The Montana State Land Board is scheduled to hold their next public meeting on Monday, September 17th, 9:00am at the Capitol.  As with other Land Board meetings, there will be several items on the agenda – not all related to … Continue reading

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Breaking: Land Board Flees from Public Scrutiny, Coal Export Action More Important than Ever

When making decisions that affect thousands of constituents, public officials have a responsibility not only to be transparent, but to listen to and actively encourage public input.  This week the Montana Land Board failed in this responsibility, casting doubt on … Continue reading

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ClimateSOS: It’s Our Time To Act!

(photo credit: RAMPS on Twitter) Our Climate Summer of Solidarity (ClimateSOS) is off to a great start! Yesterday the CEA team watched as our friends from Frack Action, Stop the Frack Attack and RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival) … Continue reading

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Hey Land Board, Here’s What Real People Power Looks Like!

Montana’s State Land Board likes to give lip service to their concern for public input, when making big decisions about managing state lands.  The truth is, as Montanans have learned too often, the official public comment period at Land Board … Continue reading

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Why Montana Needs the Coal Export Action

When politicians refuse to lead, the people must do it themselves.  And when ordinary people are ready to lead – even if it means breaking the rules of traditional political advocacy – extraordinary things happen. Last summer over a thousand … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots: Dirty Money and Politics in Montana

On Saturday, as part of the international Connect the Dots day of action organized by 350.org, activists in Missoula, MT highlighted the connection between dirty money, government, and climate change.  At the Missoula Farmers Market, organizers from the Blue Skies … Continue reading

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Finding King Coal’s Weak Spot

If there’s one thing the climate movement learned from the fight against the tar sands, it’s that the fossil fuel industrial complex has weak spots that can be turned into pressure points for effective campaigns.  From direct actions to stop … Continue reading

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