Montana Code Annotated 2003

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     90-4-1001. State energy policy goal statement. (1) It is the policy of the state of Montana to promote energy conservation, production, and consumption of a reliable and efficient mix of energy sources that represent the least social, environmental, and economic costs and the greatest long-term benefits to Montana citizens.
     (2) In pursuing this goal, it is the policy of the state of Montana to:
     (a) recognize that the state's energy system operates within the larger context of and is influenced by regional, national, and international energy markets;
     (b) maintain a continual process to review this energy policy statement and any future changes so that Montana's energy strategy will provide for a balance between a sustainable environment and a viable economy; and
     (c) adopt a state transportation energy policy as provided in 90-4-1010 and an alternative fuels policy and implementing guidelines as provided in 90-4-1011.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 242, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 311, L. 1995.

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