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SB 235 - Arbitrarily Extending State Land Coal Leases

SB 235 would allow the Montana Land Board to extend the date for coal leases beyond their traditional 10-year term if the Board finds that it would be in the “best interest of the state.” The bill could result in a lease renewal for the Otter Creek coal tracts if Arch Coal fails to develop […]

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MEIC's Position: Oppose | Current bill status: Vetoed by the Governor. | Official legislative site

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SB 190 - Reporting for Greenhouse Gas Emissions

This bill would require the Board of Environmental Review to adopt rules that further define greenhouse gas emission sources and require the reporting and certification of greenhouse gas emissions to quantify emissions in Montana. This bill requires the Board to report to the Environmental Quality Council and provide the Council with proposals of reducing Montana’s emissions. Regulation of […]

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MEIC's Position: Support | Current bill status: Senate Floor Second Reading Indefinitely Postponed on March 21st. Missed Deadline for Revenue Bill Transmittal. | Official legislative site

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