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MEPA Work Group | Draft Recommendations Available for Review | Next Meeting Scheduled on May 29

  • May 21 2024

The DEQ MEPA Work Group has released its final draft recommendations for public review and comment. The work group developed the recommendations for consideration by DEQ and the Montana Legislature to address identified challenges with the implementation of the Montana Environmental Policy Act (MEPA). Comments on the recommendations may be submitted online using the comment portal on DEQ's website (linked below) or may be provided verbally at the upcoming work group meeting scheduled for May 29 at 3:00p.m. 

Following the May 29 meeting, DEQ will review public comment, make any updates to the recommendations identified by the work group, and incorporate the recommendations into a final report that will be published for public review and comment in early June.

For more information about the work group, to view the meeting calendar and materials, or to learn how to join any of the following meetings, visit:

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Public Meetings:

  • Full MEPA Work Group: May 29, 2024, at 3:00-4:30pm in-person in Helena or register here to join via Zoom

Work group meetings are open to the public and will provide an opportunity for public comment as part of the agenda. If you prefer to submit written comments, you may do so at any time using the comment portal on the website linked above.


Tags: MEPA, Public Comment and Public Meeting