Montana District Court Rules in Our Favor!

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Last fall we filed a lawsuit challenging the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and their approval of Lucky Minerals’ gold exploration project in Emigrant Gulch. We determined that the DEQ’s Environmental Assessment did not adequately address many legitimate concerns with regard to water quality and wildlife in the area of exploration, nor did it take into

The Crazy Mountains Porcupine Ibex Trail Scoping

Conflict over public access in the Crazy Mountains has been a chronic problem. Due to the checkerboard land ownership, many of the trails cross several miles of private land. In recent years, tensions between landowners, public land access advocates, and the Forest Service are running particularly high. Five trails in the Crazy Mountains,

PCEC Protests Local Oil and Gas Leases


Last Friday, Park County Environmental Council and local landowners filed an administrative appeal to protest the March 13, 2018 competitive oil and gas lease sale proposed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s Butte Field Office. Of the 63,496 acres of federal public land up for auction throughout Montana, some of the leases