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Public Notices


Administrative Rules

Pursuant to statute, DNRC maintains a list of "interested persons" who are notified when the department proposes to amend or adopt its administrative rules. If you would like you or your organization to be on this list, please contact (attention Legal Unit, ARM Coordinator). Please provide your name, e-mail address, physical address, and the topics you wish to be notified of: conservation districts and resource development, forestry, oil and gas conservation, trust land management, and/or water resources.

Proposed Rules, Amendments and Adoptions

MAR 36-22-196 (Water Right Permitting)

Notice of Amendment and Repeal   (Note: The title has been updated to Notice of Amendment and Repeal, but it is the same document as titled Notice of Adoption and Repeal that was sent to Interested Parties) 

Notice of Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Amendment and Repeal

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment and Repeal

MAR 36-22-193 (Oil and Gas Notification of Application for Permit to Drill)

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment

MAR 36-22-192 (Oil and Gas Privilege and License Tax)

Notice of Amendment

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment

MAR 36-22-184 (Cabin Site Leasing)

Notice of Amendment, Adoption, and Repeal

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment, Adoption, and Repeal

MAR 36-22-187 (Carbon Sequestration Equipment)

Notice of Adoption

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

MAR 36-22-186 (Carbon Sequestration Equipment)

Notice of Adoption of Temporary Rule

Notice of Proposal of Temporary Rule

Land Sales Process

Oil & Gas Lease Sale

NOTICE OF STATE OF MONTANA OIL & GAS LEASE SALE.  The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation will hold an oil and gas lease sale at 9:00 a.m., September 5, 2018 in the DNRC Montana Room, 1539 11th Avenue, Helena, MT. The September sale includes 7 tracts in the following counties:  Dawson (1), Fallon (1), Richland (2), Teton (1), and Toole (2). All sales will be by competitive oral bidding. DNRC is requesting comments from interested parties by July 27, 2018. A description of tracts and maps are available on the DNRC website:  http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/trust/minerals-management/oil-and-gas-leasing-information 

Scoping Notices

Elmo Camping Area

The Montana DNRC, Kalispell Unit, is proposing to restore the use of a group camping area located on the outskirts of Elmo, MT.

Beaver-to-Boyle Timber Sale

The Montana DNRC, Stillwater Unit is proposing the Beaver-to-Boyle Timber Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 5 miles west and northwest of Whitefish, MT.

South Bench Timber Sale

The Montana DNRC, Northeastern Land Office is proposing the South Bench Timber Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 23 miles southeast of Lewistown, MT.

Pipe Creek Timber Sale

The Montana DNRC, Libby Unit is proposing the Pipe Creek Timber Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 3 miles north of Libby, MT.

Upper McKillop #2 Timber Sale

The Montana DNRC, Libby Unit is proposing the Upper McKillop #2 Timber Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 25 miles southeast of Libby, MT.

Two Proposed Land Banking Sales

The Montana DNRC, Conrad Unit is proposing the a Land Banking Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 9 miles northwest of Choteau, MT.

The Montana DNRC, Conrad Unit is proposing the a Land Banking Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 20 miles northwest of Chester, MT.

Draft Environmental Assessment

Close the Loop Trail and Public Recreation Use Easements Draft Environmental Assessment

The Montana DNRC, Stillwater Unit has released the draft EA for the Close the Loop Trail and Public Recreation Use Easements. There is a 30-day public review period for this draft EA. Please send comments by April 21, 2018 to Nicole Stickney, DNRC Stillwater Unit, at nstickney@mt.gov or 406-881-2666.

Final Environmental Impact Statement

Wood Lion Multiple Timber Sale Project Decision Notice
The Montana DNRC has released the Wood Lion Decision Notice.

Wood Lion Multiple Timber Sale Project FEIS
The Montana DNRC, Swan Unit has released the Wood Lion FEIS.

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