Challenging a rate case built on falsehoods (Part I)

Challenging a rate case built on falsehoods (Part I)

Montana Power Company – Northwestern Energy’s predecessor as the primary electric utility in Montana – owned 30% of Colstrip Units 3 and 4.In 1974,...
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DEQ’s oversight failures in the Bull Mountains creates crisis for ranchers

DEQ’s oversight failures in the Bull Mountains creates crisis for ranchers

As many of you know, Signal Peak Energy, the operator of the Bull Mountains Mine near Roundup, has been a reckless company. Signal Peak...
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First steps in a long journey

First steps in a long journey

In late 1971, several months before a small group of people formed Northern Plains, some of those same people embarked on an ambitious project...
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Court halts mining of federal coal by Signal Peak

Court halts mining of federal coal by Signal Peak

A federal district court judge in Montana has halted the mining of federal coal at the Bull Mountains Mine No.1, operated by Signal Peak...
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How Pat Thiele found himself in the Battle of the Bulls

How Pat Thiele found himself in the Battle of the Bulls

Pat Thiele first became a Northern Plains member in 2016 when he heard about our “soil crawl” workshops focused on regenerative agriculture practices. He...
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A Faked Kidnapping and Cocaine: A Montana Mine’s Descent Into Chaos

A Faked Kidnapping and Cocaine: A Montana Mine’s Descent Into Chaos

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Illuminating Signal Peak’s destruction of water sources in the Bull Mountains

Illuminating Signal Peak’s destruction of water sources in the Bull Mountains

In December, Northern Plains joined Earthjustice, Montana Environmental Information Center, and the Western Environmental Law Center in filing a formal complaint with state and...
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