|Type of Board:
Executive Order 2013-05
|Length of Terms:
||Private citizens are reimbursed at the State Rate|
|Frequency of Meetings:
||3 times a year
||PO Box 2277, , Bismarck, ND 58502-2277|
|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.