17.4.602 POLICY STATEMENT CONCERNING MEPA RULES
(1) The purpose of these rules
is to implement Title 75, chapter 1, MCA, the Montana Environmental Policy Act
(MEPA) , through the establishment of administrative procedures. MEPA requires
that state agencies comply with its terms "to the fullest extent possible."
In order to fulfill the stated policy of that act, the agency shall conform to
the following rules prior to reaching a final decision on proposed actions
covered by MEPA.
History: 2-3-103, 2-4-201, MCA; IMP, 2-3-104, 75-1-201, MCA; NEW, 1989 MAR p. 226, Eff. 1/27/89; TRANS, from DHES, 1996 MAR p. 1497.