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The Environmental Quality Council meets Sept. 27-28 in room 172 of the Capitol. The bipartisan council is scrutinizing the parks division of the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP).

The Environmental Quality Council (EQC) meets July 12 at 10 a.m. to consider a letter urging federal action on two fire-related issues.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: wildfires, fires, Environmental Quality Council
The Montana Legislature’s Environmental Quality Council will tour a watercraft inspection station at Canyon Ferry Reservoir on June 29 before returning to the Capitol to decide what policy issues the legislative committee will tackle over the next year.
The Environmental Quality Council will hear 2017 legislative proposals from three natural resource agencies as well as updates on bison management, the closure of the Yellowstone River to recreation, and groundwater cleanup at Colstrip.
Thursday, September 1, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Environmental Quality Council
The Environmental Quality Council is accepting comments through August 25 on a study that assessed road closures on federal lands over the last 35 years, identified landlocked parcels of public land, and evaluated deer and elk trends in relation to federal lands.
Monday, July 25, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Environmental Quality Council
The Environmental Quality Council’s July meeting looks toward the 2017 legislative session with agenda items on state agency legislative proposals and the impact of decreased natural resource revenues on agency budgets.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Environmental Quality Council

Bears, bison, wolves and Sage-grouse are but a few of the topics at the May meeting of the Environmental Quality Council (EQC).

Thursday, April 21, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Environmental Quality Council

The Legislative Environmental Quality Council (EQC) meets March 9-10 to begin discussing recommendations related to its study of federal roads, inaccessible public lands, and big game.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Environmental Quality Council
The Legislative Environmental Quality Council (EQC) meets January 13 and 14 to hear the latest on how state agencies are implementing new sage grouse conservation directives and learn about hunting access programs and elk harvest in Montana.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: Environmental Quality Council

The Environmental Quality Council (EQC) will review  changes to proposed rules that guide special hunts designed to reduce the damage game animals cause to land or crops.

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