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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 36-22-199 (Burlington Northern Santa Fe Somers Site Controlled Groundwater Area)

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

MAR 36-22-198 (Lockwood Solvent Groundwater Plume Site Controlled Groundwater Area)

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

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., December 4, 2018 in the DNRC Montana Room.  A preliminary list of tracts and request for comments will be released after September 20, 2018.

Scoping Notices

Swift Divide Timber Sale 2018-08-27
The Montana DNRC, Stillwater Unit is proposing the Swift Divide Timber Sale.  The proposed Swift Divide Timber Sale is located approximately 14 miles northeast of Olney, Montana, and approximately 20 miles north of Whitefish, Montana, in the northeast portion of the Stillwater State Forest, in Flathead County.

Green Calico Timber Sale 2018-08-21
The Montana DNRC, Eastern Land Office is proposing the a Land Banking Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 19 air miles northwest of Plains, MT.

ReDeemer Timber Sale 2018-08-21
The Montana DNRC, Eastern Land Office is proposing the a Land Banking Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 5 air miles northeast of Plains, MT.

Proposed Land Banking Sale - Rosebud County 2018-08-02
The Montana DNRC, Eastern Land Office is proposing the a Land Banking Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 20 miles north of Forsyth, MT.

Gird Creek Timber Sale
The Montana DNRC, Hamilton Unit is proposing the Gird Creek Timber Sale. The proposed project is located 8 miles east of Hamilton, 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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