The Environmental Quality Council will examine funding options for a number of state programs at its March 21-22 meeting. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. on March 21 in Room 172 of the Capitol in Helena.
The coal outlook is just one of several issues on the agenda for the Environmental Quality Council (EQC) at its meeting Jan. 17-18. The bipartisan panel of legislators and public members meets in room 172 of the Capitol starting at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 17.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bears, bison, wolves and Sage-grouse are but a few of the topics at the May meeting of the Environmental Quality Council (EQC).
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.
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