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Lignite Research Council

Type of Board: Policy Making Created by: Executive Order 2013-05
Voting Members: 23 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0  
Length of Terms: Open ended Pay/Benefits: Private citizens are reimbursed at the State Rate
Frequency of Meetings: 3 times a year Licensing Board:
Address: PO Box 2277, , Bismarck, ND 58502-2277
Phone: 701-328-3722
This Council is a private/public partnership to promote a coordinated research program to preserve and enhance the lignite industry. Twenty-three members are appointed by the governor: four lignite mining representatives; eight lignite processing representatives; one lignite research representative; four state agency representatives; one federal agency representative; one labor representative; one representative from the North Dakota House of Representatives; one representative from the North Dakota Senate; one representative from a political subdivision; and one lignite ownership group representatives.

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