Environmental Committee

The Environmental Committee provides the MMA membership:

  • Permitting guidance
  • A process to identify and remove permitting redundancies
  • Regulatory compliance assistance
  • Recommended standards and guidelines

Specifically, the Committee:

  • Communicates changes to the permitting and regulatory processes;
  • Develops guidance documents for commonly encountered permitting issues;
  • Collects and posts permitting and compliance questions and answers;
  • Provides feedback to the MMA Legislative Committee;
  • Identifies and communicates redundancies and obstacles within the permitting process;
  • Ensures proper implementation of legislative reforms;
  • Provides a forum for communicating and sharing of permitting and compliance issues;

Develops standards, guidelines and best practices for its membership that will assist in sustainable mineral resource development.