Environment Montana Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

Montana towns have a new opportunity to protect their schoolchildren from the hazards of lead in drinking water.

It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, so let’s take a minute to address one pervasive pathway to lead exposure that everyone in Montana should be talking about: our drinking water.

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.

I want my children to grow up with access to the same outdoor experiences that I’ve been lucky enough to have. 

That’s the question we asked at Sunday Streets Missoula this weekend, and we loved seeing your responses.

This year, the town of Livingston, MT, banded together to fight against oil and gas drilling in their town. We stopped by to talk with folks and see what we could learn from their successful campaign. 

Tell the BLM: fracking has no place in the Big Hole River valley. 

Environment Montana director Skye Borden traveled to Gillette, WY to testify at the Clean Power Plan hearing. This is her statement. 

Environment Montana has worked for years to protect the Yellowstone and other Montana waterways. Unfortunately, new data shows that industrial polluters are still dumping chemicals into Montana waters.