Public Talking Points – EPA Regulatory Roll-Back Comments

This year, President Trump issued Executive Order 13777 (‘Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda) demanding that for every new regulation proposed, the government must eliminate two existing rules. On top of trying to remove the regulatory safeguards that industry finds too costly, the…

Cleaning Up Urban Stormwater Pollution

(BOZEMAN, MT) – Upper Missouri Waterkeeper filed a Complaint today, Friday December 30th, 2016, with the Montana 18th District Court challenging the Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) new statewide, General Permit for municipal separate storm sewer systems (the MS4…

Update on “Waters of the United States” Litigation

WOTUS UPDATE The “WOTUS” rule, EPA’s and the Army Corps of Engineers’ rule re-defining Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act has been challenged by environmental groups — including Upper Missouri Waterkeeper, the Waterkeeper Alliance, other individual…

Testimony on “Waters of the United States” Rule Before Montana Legislators

On Thursday, September 3, 2015 we provided testimony and answered questions from the Montana Legislature’s Water Policy Committee concerning the EPA and Army Corps’ new “Waters of the United States” rule, AKA the “Clean Water Rule.” Montana’s Legislature convenes biannually…

Join Us @ the Moods of the Madison Festival!

We are excited to announce we’re partnering with the 2015 Madison Music Festival to share more information about the Madison Watershed, other SW Montana rivers, and how folks can get involved to help protect these special places! Healthy, clean waterways…

Comments on Montana’s General Permit for Suction Dredging

On March 30th, 2015 we submitted these technical comments to the Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality concerning its proposed renewal of a General Permit for Suction Dredge operations.   Montana administers a federally-delegated permit program that regulates how, where, and when…