Gallatin River Goes Green for Fourth Consecutive Year

In early August, a noxious neon-green algal bloom emerged on the mainstem Gallatin River downstream of Big Sky for the fourth consecutive year. Booming development pressure and chronically poor treatment of wastewater in the Big Sky area, combined with hot…

Wealth Before Health: State Regulators Ignoring Big Sky’s Big Pollution Problem

Wealthy Developers Get Categorical Exclusions; Ignoring Cumulative Impacts Polluting Gallatin River Watershed BOZEMAN, MT – Breaking reporting by the HuffPost exposes the growing and unaddressed pollution and nutrient problems degrading Montana’s signature blue-ribbon waterway – the Gallatin River – caused…

Pollution Patrol Report: Fertilizer Spill on Hwy 191/Taylor Fork Bridge

Around 5pm on Monday, May 4th 2015 a semi hauling two pup trailers full of fertilizer slid and tipped one trailer on Hwy 191, about 14 miles south of Big Sky, spilling substantial amounts of fertilizer. The accident occurred directly…