Demonstrators stood on melting blocks of ice, nooses around their necks in front of a banner reading, “WE DECLARE A CLIMATE EMERGENCY” in a protest with the Western Montana Democratic Socialists in Caras Park Thursday night. Full article in the Montana Kaimin.
350 Montana tabled the Jackson Browne concert held at the Big Sky Brewing Amphitheater in Missoula on Friday, August 2. Members also participated in a protest sponsored by the Montana league of conservation voters against Senator Steve Daines at the Doubletree in Missoula. on August 2nd.
Thursday, May 23rd was PACK THE PSC DAY and 25 Montana citizens spoke before the Montana PSC. They gathered in Helena to protest a proposed rate change by NorthWestern Energy that would lower rates paid to their net-metering customers and impose a demand charge on those customers.
About 50 rate-payers met at Partnership Health Center in Missoula on May 8 to protest proposed NorthWestern Energy rate changes on net metering of rooftop solar. The Montana Public Service Commissioner Bob Lake was the only PSC elected official present.