Media

I-187 Press:
 KTVH 5/22/20 report by Jonathon Ambarian: “covid-19-forces-ballot-measure-campaigns-to-change-signature-gathering-methods.”    
 
Yellowstone Public Radio 5/11/20 report by Kayla Desroches: “Renewable Energy Group Can Collect Ballot Signatures Remotely, State Says.”
 
 
Bozeman Daily Chronicle 04/16/20 Article by Perrin Stein on safe I-187 signature gathering: “Groups Urge Montana to Change Requirements for Ballot Signatures” 

Bozeman Daily Chronicle 1/28/2020 by Steven Douglas Neff: “Initiative will put power into hands of ratepayers”

 
Lewistown News-Argus 1/21/2020 article by Charlie Denison: “Proposed initiative pushes for more renewable energy in Montana”
 
Bozeman Daily Chronicle 11/24/19 Article by Perrin Stein on I-187: “Ballot Initiative Aims to Increase Renewable Energy in Montana” 
 
 
I-187 Guest Columns, TV Panels & Letters to Editor:

Laurel Outlook: 6/11/20 Guest Column by Tom Towe & Russ Doty “For Cheaper Electricity–Sign I-187”

Missoulian: 6/9/20 online letter from Mary Catherine Dunphy “Sign Initiative to Establish Renewable Electricity Policy”

KGEZ Good Morning Show with John Hendricks and Robin Mitchell: 6/4/20 Radio Interview with Angie Winter “About I-187”

Montana Senior News: 6/1/20 Guest Column by Rev. Su Debree, Mary Catherine Dunphy, Russ Doty & Dodie Andersen “Covid-19 Creates Petitioning Challenges for Montana Seniors.”

Billings Gazette: 5/22/20 letter from Karen Stears “Voters can still get renewable energy on ballot.”

Ravalli Republic 4/19/2020 letter from Pamela Morris urging safe signature gathering for I-187 by mail,  Pamela’s letter also ran in the 4/20/20 Missoulian.
 
Billings Gazette 2/15/20 Guest Column by Wade Sikorski: “Montana’s Changing Climate Threatens Agriculture.”
 
Bozeman Daily Chronicle 1/29/20 letter by Steven Douglas Neff: “Initiative will put power into hands of ratepayers.”
 
Our Revolution Helena Panel on Helena Civic Television: “Hosted by Will Boland interviewing Frank Kromkowski, Rev. Su DeBree & John Herrin about: “Montana Climate Change effects addressed by I-187.”
 
Mary Catherine Dunphy’s 11/23/19 Guest Column in some Lee Papers: “Support Montana Solar Initiative I-187” 
 
I-184 Press:

Bozone article on I-184 “Major initiative will move to a clean & healthy green economy” (quoting Rev. Ken Crouch)

Last Best News Coverage of Billings Speech About Moving Away From Coal

Carbon County News Interview (Costs $1 to see it.)

I-180 Press:

Well-written Great Falls Tribune article on I-180 by Karl Puckett.

10 Faith Leaders Accepting Scientific Proof of Human-Caused Climate Change and Endorsing I-180. (P.S. The gather@ link in this article is no longer active use admin@mtcares.org instead.)

Pam Ellis and Jean Lemire Dahlman guest column on assistance for coal-impacted communities.

Dr. Steven Running and Marya Grathwohl guest column on scientific consensus for human caused climate change.

Letter to the editor by Elsie Tuss and Russ Salisbury explaining why CO2 damage in Washington’s shellfish industry helped cause governor Inslee to not veto legislation facilitating the close of Colstrip 1 & 2.

Fine guest Opinion Column by Rev. John Soderberg and State Senator Mike Phillips concerning how jobs in all employment sectors are affected by the transition to renewables. It appeared on Labor Day in Butte and was carried widely in other news outlets.

Rebuttal of I-180 Detractors:

Russ Doty rebutting NorthWestern Energy’s John Alke and indicating how clean energy will save consumers money.  (P.S. The gather@ link in this article is no longer active use admin@mtcares.org instead.)

Michael Fried and Russ Doty Last Best News rebuttal of Brad Molnar’s misconceptions about I-180.

Press Release rebutting MEIC article on I-180.  (P.S. The gather@ link in this article is no longer active use admin@mtcares.org instead.)

12/19/15 Billings Gazette guest column (also carried elsewhere) by Russ Doty demonstrating it is not a “steep climb” as NorthWestern Energy’s Bob Rowe claims for the utility to meet the requirements of America’s Clean Power Plan.

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