Northern Plains on “60 Minutes” This Sunday

It’s not often that the grassroots environmental organizations I work with get national TV coverage, so I’m proud to report that this Sunday’s episode of “60 Minutes” will feature Helen Waller, a rancher from Circle, Montana and a leader at the Northern Plains Resource Council who is opposing Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer’s (D) risky schemes to strip mine eastern Montana coal and convert it into diesel fuel. (Turns out that strip mining is pretty bad for the air, land and water of Montana.)

I’ve been helping Northern Plains set up an action alert (powered by ActionStudio — thanks, Jeff, for the quick setup) so that folks who want to urge Governor Schweitzer to support faster, better, cheaper ways of createing clean renewable energy can share their opinion.