Montana Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Montana Solid Waste Management Act, Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 75-10-201 to 75-10-250

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Solid waste management: Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) 17.50.101 to 17.50.1405

Solid waste management rules

Applicability of solid waste management rules: MCA 75-10-214, ARM 17.50.410, and ARM 17.50.602

Definitions: MCA 75-10-103, MCA 75-10-203, ARM 17.50.403, ARM 17.50.502, ARM 17.50.802, and ARM 17.50.1002

Annual operating license: ARM 17.50.1113, ARM 17.50.410 to 17.50.416, ARM 17.50.508, ARM 17.50.509, ARM 17.50.513 to 17.50.515, MCA 75-10-916, and MCA 75-10-933

Waste groups: ARM 17.50.503

Disposal facility classifications: ARM 17.50.504 and ARM 17.50.403

Additional standards: ARM 17.50.1001 to 17.50.1312

Landfills: ARM 17.50.1001 to 17.50.1405

Prohibited waste prevention program: ARM 17.50.1403

Closure of Class II and Class IV landfills: ARM 17.50.1403

Closure of Class III landfills: ARM 17.50.1405

Landfill post-closure care: ARM 17.50.1404


Annual reports: ARM 17.50.412(1)

Class II, Class III, and Class IV landfills: ARM 17.50.1112, ARM 17.50.1117, and ARM 17.50.1118

Financial assurance:

Landfills: ARM 17.50.540 and ARM 17.50.1118(1)(d)

Waste tire facilities: MCA 75-10-216 and ARM 17.50.1117


Solid waste management and disposal fee schedule: ARM 17.50.410 and ARM 17.50.415

Tonnage-based disposal fee: ARM 17.50.411

Quarterly fee: ARM 17.50.411, ARM 17.50.412, and ARM 17.50.416

Special Class IV facility fees: ARM 17.50.412(3)

Fees for consolidated facilities: ARM 17.50.416

Cesspool, septic, and privy cleaning businesses: MCA 75-10-1201 to 75-10-1223 and ARM 17.50.801 to 17.50.816

Licenses: ARM 17.50.803 and MCA 75-10-1210

Inspections: ARM 17.50.812

Disposal sites receiving septage: ARM 17.50.809 to 17.50.811

>> Read more about Solid Waste

More on this topic:

Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Montana Solid Waste Resources

Solid Waste Products

Enviro.BLR.com is the online tool that makes state environmental compliance management a whole lot easier. Get plain-English state and federal regulatory analysis, 1000's of compliance checklists, forms and other tools, plus daily regulatory updates. "
Environmental Compliance in [Your State]
Avoid difficult state compliance problems. Here is all the plain-English help you need to stay in compliance with the environmental laws in your state. Arranged by topic, this easy to use resource explains how to comply with state regulations, and highlights any differences from federal. Includes regular updates and monthly newsletter."
S.T.E.P. Safety Training & Emergency Preparedness Training DVD
This DVD is all about the STEP program of Hazardous Waste Operations HAZWOPERs also known as Safety Training and Emergency Preparedness. It lays a solid foundation for the employee to learn all about HAZWOPERs and Emergency Responses. Along with this is a general survey of the CERCLA and CFR laws that are in place when dealing with Hazardous Materials. "
Enviro Update Webinar - May 1
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Enviro Update Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!