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Montana Supreme Court agrees to hear Silvertip zoning case

We’ve often said that the road to progress on oil and gas issues is long, so it’s nice to get small victories along the way.

The Montana Supreme Court this month denied a motion to dismiss the Silvertip zoning case by the Carbon County Commission. The decision allows the case to continue and be heard by the Supreme Court in early 2016.

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Plan to attend public meetings in Belfry and Red Lodge this week. With new video

Yesterday landowners in the Silvertip Zone went before the County Commissioners to clarify their understanding of upcoming meetings and their expectations for the County Commissioners response to their zoning petition. It was a spirited back and forth, with County Commissioners … Continue reading

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Comments on ECA presentation at Carbon County Commission, 9/8/14: Part 2

This post is part of a series analyzing the ECA presentation at the Carbon County Commission this week. As I see it, the interaction between a company that is planning major industrial operations and the community in which they plan … Continue reading

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Comments on ECA presentation at Carbon County Commission, 9/8/14: Part 1

The video of Monday’s Carbon County Commission meeting is very revealing and worth looking at in detail. I’m going to do three posts commenting on Energy Corporation of America’s (ECA) presentation at the meeting, providing my interpretation of what was … Continue reading

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Video: ECA presentation at Carbon County Commissioners meeting, September 8, 2014

Yesterday Energy Corporation of America representative Seth Nolte made a presentation at the Carbon County Commissioners meeting in Red Lodge. All three Commissioners and a good crowd of local citizens were¬†on hand. I just received this in the middle of … Continue reading

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Reminder: ECA at Carbon County Commission on Monday, September 8 at 10:00 am (with John Mork video)

A reminder that Energy Corporation of America (ECA) will be making a presentation in Red Lodge on Monday morning, September 8, at 10am. Please attend if you can. It is important to hear what they have to say. More information … Continue reading

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Meeting today in Red Lodge! Frequently Asked Questions about the Silvertip citizen-initiated zone

This morning residents of the Silvertip community in Belfry will be presenting a zoning petition to the Carbon County Commission. Please go to support them if you can (details here). The petition is the result of months of hard work … Continue reading

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Action alert: We need your attendance at a critical public meeting in Red Lodge on Monday, August 18

The location of the Belfry well Please read and plan to attend this important event. Who:¬†Residents of the Silvertip community in Belfry are petitioning the Carbon County Commission to create a citizen initiated zone in their area. These are landowners … Continue reading

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