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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday April 14, 2024 ( 7 items )  

AFP Launches Campaign to Stop Joe Biden's War on Gas-Powered Cars
ARLINGTON, Virginia, April 11 -- Americans for Prosperity issued the following news release: Americans for Prosperity has launched a new campaign calling on Senators in the critical states of Montana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Michigan to stop Joe Biden's war on gas-powered cars. Bidenomics has left Americans struggling to afford some of the costliest regulatory mandates and highest energy prices in decades. Now, instead of acting to improve energy security or lower costs, the  more

Alliance Files Lawsuit to Restore Endangered Species Act Protections for Wolves
HELENA, Montana, April 10 -- The Alliance for the Wild Rockies issued the following statement on April 9, 2024, by Executive Director Mike Garrity: * * * Let's get right to the point, the end goal of the wolf 'management plans' in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming is to once again exterminate them from the Northern Rockies. They think the only good wolf is a dead wolf. Wolves need your help. The wolf slaughter is out of control with bounties, shoot on sight, traps, snares, night scopes, and aerial g  more

LCV Statement on BLM Oil and Gas Rule
WASHINGTON, April 13 -- The League of Conservation Voters issued the following statements on April 12, 2024: * * * In response today's announcement from the Biden-Harris administration on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Oil and Gas rule, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), Conservation Colorado, Montana League of Conservation Voters, and Nevada Conservation League released the following statements: "We're thrilled the Biden-Harris administration is cracking down on Big Polluters a  more

New Lawsuit Aims to Protect Wolves in Northern Rocky Mountains
BOZEMAN, Montana, April 9 -- The Humane Society Legislative Fund posted the following news release on April 8, 2023: Four conservation and animal protection groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for denying their petition to protect gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains under the Endangered Species Act. "We're back in court to save the wolves and we'll win again," said Collette Adkins, carnivore conservation program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "The Fis  more

Sierra Club Urges Senate Democrats to Reject Overturning EPA Clean Car Standards
WASHINGTON, April 11 -- The Sierra Club issued the following news release on April 10, 2024: Today, the Sierra Club launched a four-state digital ad campaign focused on seven Senators - Senators Kelly and Sinema of Arizona; Casey and Fetterman of Pennsylvania; Kaine and Warner of Virginia; and Tester of Montana - who have expressed criticism of the EPA's recently finalized federal clean car standards. The Senate is expected to soon vote on using the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to overturn t  more

Sierra Club: New Lawsuit Aims to Protect Wolves in Northern Rocky Mountains
BOZEMAN, Montana, April 9 -- The Sierra Club issued the following news release on April 8, 2024: Four conservation and animal protection groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for denying their petition to protect gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains under the Endangered Species Act. "We're back in court to save the wolves and we'll win again," said Collette Adkins, carnivore conservation program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "The Fish and Wildlife Servi  more

Western Ranchers and Communities Applaud New Federal Onshore Oil & Gas Leasing Rule
BILLINGS, Montana, April 13 -- The Western Organization of Resource Councils issued the following news release on April 12, 2024: Members of the Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC) and its member groups in Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, and North Dakota applaud the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for finalizing a new rule (https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-ensures-fair-taxpayer-return-strengthens-accountability-oil-and-gas-operations) that includes provisions that will help ensure  more