TheVoiceOfJoyce Major win for environmentalists, Montana Ruling for kids, strikes down any Law that fails to consider the environment when seeking mining permits.

For Our Children , non profit, helped Montana’s kids with their Law brief and were successful in Oregon, too! This paves the way for Litigation on environmental issues.

The children rightfully claimed they were injured by mining in their State.

In her ruling, Kathy Seeley, a district court judge, found that the state’s emissions “have been proven to be a substantial factor” in affecting the climate. Laws that limited the ability of regulators to consider climate effects were unconstitutional, she ruled.

“This is a huge win for Montana, for youth, for democracy and for our climate,” said Julia Olson, the executive director of Our Children’s Trust, which brought the case.

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