Montana Ground Water Assessment Act (Montana)

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Place Montana

Name Montana Ground Water Assessment Act (Montana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Wave Energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

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This statute establishes a program to systematically assess and monitor the state's ground water and to disseminate the information to interested persons in order to improve the quality of ground water management, protection, and development decisions within the public and private sectors. It also aims to improve coordination of ground water management, protection, development, and research functions among units of state, federal, and local government by establishing a ground water assessment steering committee.

Policy Contact

Department Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
Division Montana Ground Water Assessment Program
Address Montana Tech of The University of Montana
Address 2 1300 West Park Street
Place Butte, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59701-8997
Phone 406.496.4153
Fax 406.496.4451

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 85-2-9 MCA
Date Enacted 1991