The EQC is a state legislative committee created by the 1971 Montana Environmental
Policy Act (MEPA). The EQC has 17 members: 6 senators; 6 representatives; 4
public members; and 1 nonvoting member who represents the Governor. The statutory
duties of the Council are described in 75-1-324,
MCA, of MEPA and in other sections of the Montana Code Annotated.