2009-2010 Environmental Quality Council

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.

Montana Environmental Policy Act

Environmental Quality Council Interim

  • REPRESENTATIVE SUE DICKENSON (D)   
  • REPRESENTATIVE JULIE E FRENCH (D)    
  • REPRESENTATIVE MIKE MILBURN (R)     
  • REPRESENTATIVE CARY L SMITH (R)    
  • REPRESENTATIVE CHAS V VINCENT (R)--Chair    
  • REPRESENTATIVE FRANKE WILMER (D)    
  • SENATOR BRADLEY MAXON HAMLETT (D)--Vice Chair   
  • SENATOR JIM KEANE (D)   
  • SENATOR RICK RIPLEY (R)   
  • SENATOR JIM SHOCKLEY (R)     
  • SENATOR MITCH TROPILA (D)  
  • SENATOR BRUCE TUTVEDT (R)

     Public Members

  • MR. JEFF PATTISON
  • MR. BRIAN R. CEBULL
  • MS. DIANE CONRADI
  • MS. Mary Fitzpatrick

    Governor's Representative

  • MR. MIKE VOLESKY

    

HJ 1: Study Of Biomass

HJ 15: Study Funding For A Tourism And Recreation Enhancement Program

HJ 30: Study Fire Suppression Issues

SJ 28: Study Recycling And Solid Waste Recovery

Staff and Agency Reports (see also Agency Oversight )

General Information

HJ 1: Study Of Biomass

HJ 15: Study Funding For A Tourism And Recreation Enhancement Program

HJ 30: Study Fire Suppression Issues

SJ 28: Study Recycling And Solid Waste Recovery

LC 7000 - BER Rulemaking Authority for Chippers and Grinders

LC 7002 - Separate Renewable Energy Credits from Renewable Portfolio Standard

LC 7001 - Utility Recovery of Fuel Costs for Biomass (No longer under consideration by EQC)

LC 7010 - Petroleum Tank Release Mixing Zone

LC 8002 - Use of River Beds

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