Conservation groups seek federal intervention in central Montana coal mine

Conservation groups seek federal intervention in central Montana coal mine

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PRESS RELEASE: Legal complaint cites Signal Peak coal mine causing cave-ins, safety hazards

PRESS RELEASE: Legal complaint cites Signal Peak coal mine causing cave-ins, safety hazards

For immediate release: October 16, 2023 Billings, MT – Late last week, conservation groups filed a complaint with state and federal agencies against Signal Peak...
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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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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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Signal Peak coal mine opponents seek federal investigation alleging disregard for the law

Signal Peak coal mine opponents seek federal investigation alleging disregard for the law

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The Bull Mountains are worth protecting

The Bull Mountains are worth protecting

In the winter 2022 issue of the Plains Truth, we detailed a crime-movie level of corruption, and injustice that Signal Peak Energy (SPE) has...
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PRESS RELEASE: Bull Mountain residents respond to federal criminal sentencing of Signal Peak Energy

PRESS RELEASE: Bull Mountain residents respond to federal criminal sentencing of Signal Peak Energy

BILLINGS, Mont. - Today, Federal District Court Judge Timothy Cavan levied sentencing for Signal Peak Energy after the Roundup-based underground coal mine pleaded guilty...
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Signal Peak Energy: A “den of thieves” who can no longer hide underground

Signal Peak Energy: A “den of thieves” who can no longer hide underground

While you may have heard rumors about a reckless coal mine operation in Montana’s Bull Mountains, we wanted to make sure everyone knows the...
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