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Environmental Quality Council - Committee Topics

Study Resolutions
House Joint Resolution No. 13

-HJ 13
-A short history on road policy on federal land, revised February 2016
-Summary of road information for Montana's national forest system
-Roads closed to motorized public use in Montana's national forests
-Public access to public lands
-Current BLM travel maps
-Historic USFS Region 1 travel maps
-Interactive federal road/public access map and explainer
-Roads, Land, and Big Game Harvest Report, Interactive Map, Instructions for Map Use
-Final study report
-Fall elk distribution in the Missouri River Breaks
-Elk harvest distribution reports, FWP 2013, 2014, 2015

Agency Oversight
DEQ

Legislative proposal, 2017

Petroleum tank release cleanup
Site closure update, June 2015
Site closure update, Sept 2015
Site closure update, Jan 2016

Orphan share remedial action
Update, Sept 2015
Update, Jan 2016
Update, March 2016
Update, May 2016
Update, July 2016
Update, Sept 2016

DNRC

Legislative proposals, 2017
Cabin and home site sales report, July 2015
Cabin and home site sale report, July 2016
Land banking report, July 2016
Travel management report, Sept 2016

FWP
Legislative proposals, 2017
FWP Vision and Guide
, 2016-2026
PL/PW Council legislative recommendations

Bison
Year-round habitat for Yellowstone bison, EA decision
EQC letter objecting to year-round habitat
Governor's letter re: year-round habitat
YNP bison quarantine EA
YNP bison quarantine EA Executive summary
EA comments:
- Montana Dept. of Livestock
- Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
- U.S. Department of Agriculture APHIS
MT Attorney General letter of advice to DOL
YNP superintendent letter to EQC
EQC letter to YNP superintendent re: tribal hunting

Elk
Shoulder season pilot project map
Shoulder season fact sheet
Brucellosis work plan

Fishing regulations 2016-2019
Considerations
Process and timeline

Grizzly bears
Federal register notice of proposed GYE delisting
USFWS grizzly bear website
Letters from EQC in support of delisting

Hunting Access
HB 2 Report

State Parks
Final strategic plan
Facility condition inventory Phase I memo
Facility condition inventory Phase II memo
Peer analysis report
Lands policy
Classification and prioritization policy
State parks revenue trends
Lands reconciliation
Resource reallocation proposal

Wolf management
2014 annual report
Current wolf take by landowners, June 2015
2015 annual report

Department of Agriculture

Food and Ag Development Network
Update, Sept 2015
FY 2015 Annual Report
Update, March 2016
Update, July 2016
Update, Sept 2016

Noxious weed coordination report
Sept 2015
Jan 2016
March 2016
July 2016
Sept 2016

Litigation Reports
DEQ
DNRC
FWP
Compliance and Enforcement Reports
DEQ
DNRC
Dept. of Ag
Program Evaluations
DNRC
Agriculture and grazing, Sept 2015
Minerals Management, Jan 2016
Forest Management, March 2016
Real estate management, July 2016
DEQ
Industrial and energy minerals, Sept 2015
Hard rock mining and major facility siting, July 2016
Air resources management, Sept 2016
Waste and underground tank management, Sept 2016
FWP

Wildlife conflict management, Sept 2015
Hunting Access, Jan 2016
Hunting Access financial chart, Jan 2016
-Block Management, 1999 Performance Audit Report
-Block Management, 1999 Audit Follow Up
-Block Management, 2013 Performance Audit Report
-Block Management, 2013 Audit follow up
Nongame, threatened, and endangered species, Jan 2016
Habitat Management, March 2016
Wildlife management, May 2016

Subcommittees
111(d) - Subcommittee
Draft letter to the attorney general
Sage Grouse

-DNRC modified FTE request
-Governor Bullock BLM RMP consistency review letter
-BLM consistency review response to Governor Bullock
-Montana and BLM Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Strategy Comparison
-BLM Greater Sage-grouse Disturbance Caps
-BLM GRSG Effects Analysis Process
-MT sage grouse habitat conservation program (Executive Order No. 10-2014)
(Executive Order No. 12-2015)
-National funding summary
-Related acronyms
-EQC letter re: translocation of sage grouse
-MSGOT grant approval list, May 2016
-Grant applicant summary
-Grant recommendations by program staff

Maps:
-Sage grouse habitat, Montana conservation strategy
-Sage grouse habitat, BLM conservation strategy
-BLM split estate in sage grouse habitat
-State trust lands split estate in sage grouse habitat

Other Topics

Colstrip
Washington State Senate Work Session, Oct. 28, 2015
-Agenda and Participants
-Audio link
Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Legislation and cover letter
Senate Bill 6248, introduced 1/12/16
Oregon Clean Electricity & Coal Transition Plan
Colstrip administrative order of consent, July 2016

Natural resource legislation summary, 2015



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