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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday January 19, 2020 ( 4 items )  

Earthjustice: Conservationists Seek Wolverine Protectio
BOZEMAN, Montana, Jan. 18 -- Earthjustice issued the following news release on Jan. 16: * * * - Groups file intent to sue U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service * * * Conservation groups sent a notice of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect wolverines as required by the Endangered Species Act. There are fewer than 300 wolverines left in the lower-48, and they remain threatened by habitat loss and climate change. Today's notice is the latest step in a 20-year effort to  more

Hearst Journalism Awards Program: 2019-2020 Hearst Multimedia I Winners Named
SAN FRANCISCO, California, Jan. 18 -- The Hearst Journalism Awards Program issued the following news: Winners have been announced in the Multimedia I/Narrative Video Storytelling Competition of the 2019-2020 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 88 entries from 54 schools submitted in the first multimedia competition of the year. First Place has been awarded to Jiakai Lou, a senior from University of Montana. Jiakai will receive a $3,000 scholarship for the winning multimedia piece tit  more

Montana Farmers Union: Hemp Meeting Examines Growers' and Processors' Perspective on Industry
GREAT FALLS, Montana, Jan. 16 -- The Montana Farmers Union issued the following news: The hemp industry in Montana is changing rapidly. Each year more growers are adding the crop to their operation and more processors are coming on board to turn the crop into a finished product. With the expansion of the industry come new challenges for growing, processing and marketing the crop. In January, Montana Farmers Union held a hemp workshop in Great Falls at the Times Square building. MFU President W  more

Western Environmental Law Center: Summer 2020 Legal Internship
EUGENE, Oregon, Jan. 17 -- The Western Environmental Law Center issued the following news release: The Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) is a high-impact, nonprofit public interest environmental law firm with a 26-year legacy of success using the power of the law to safeguard the public lands, wildlife, and communities of the American West in the face of a changing climate. We are accepting applications from law students currently in their second or third year of law school (2L or 3L) for  more