Lignite Research Council and State of North Dakota have a hierarchical relationship

Policy making board Lignite Research Council
State State of North Dakota
Start Date 2013-00-00
Is Current yes
Notes 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.