Category Archives: Shared Letters and Posts

An open letter from Lou Allstadt to Rex Tillerson

From time to time this blog reposts articles and letters that are relevant to our topic. Rex Tillerson: an icon of hypocrisy Today we have a powerful open letter from Louis Allstadt to Preserve the Beartooth Front icon Rex Tillerson. … Continue reading

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Billings Gazette Guest Opinion: Mary E Fitzpatrick

Good neighbor agreements take 2 sides Reprinted from the April 27, 2014 edition of the Billings Gazette by Mary E Fitzpatrick Thanks, Gazette editorial board (Getting along with Beartooth neighbors, April 3), for highlighting a solution that could resolve community … Continue reading

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Billings Gazette Letter to the Editor: Pete Dronkers

The following letter to the editor appeared in the Billings Gazette on April 18. As the letter makes clear, ECA is just another company out to exploit oil reserves without concern for the impact they have on the local community. … Continue reading

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Guest post: Lessons learned from oil and gas drilling in Pennsylvania

One of the great things about writing this blog has been the opportunity to meet people from all over the US and beyond who are engaged in the same battle to preserve a way of life from uncontrolled oil and … Continue reading

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A collection of news and notes

Catching up on some items that have been sent to me and other things I’ve been meaning to post: Work has now started on the ECA well in Belfry. A local resident reports, ““I drove up there and sure enough … Continue reading

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Rex Tillerson admits humans cause climate change; Steve Daines doesn’t get the message

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether you believe in it or not.” –Neil deGrasse Tyson Rex Tillerson When Rex Tillerson speaks, this blog listens. Rex is pretty much an icon around here. He’s the namesake of … Continue reading

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Ravalli Republic Letter to the Editor: Reform the Board of Oil and Gas

The following Letter to the Editor appeared in the online editon of the Ravalli Republic (Hamilton, Montana)  on March 30, 2014: The Red Lodge area has been described as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park, nestled in the beautiful Beartooth Mountains. … Continue reading

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Media on MBOGC lawsuit

As of 4:00pm on 1/9/14. Feel free to add additional examples in comments Billings Gazette Beartooth Front drilling spawns lawsuit Great Falls Tribune Lawsuit filed over Beartooth Front drilling permit Montana Standard Lawsuit filed over Beartooth Front drilling permit KXLF.com, … Continue reading

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Open letter from Dr. David E. Christensen

I try to provide as much analysis as I can on this blog, but from time to time I repost letters, comments, and blog entries that I think are worthwhile. The following is an open letter to the Illinois Department … Continue reading

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An excellent letter

I saw this link posted on the No Fracking Facebook page, and wanted to pass it along. It’s a November 7 letter from Mary Johnson, who lives in Red Lodge but lived in North Dakota for 25 years and knows … Continue reading

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