Governing Law and Regulations
Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 8
Montana Department of Labor and Industry (MDLI) Montana Safety and Health Bureau
Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Montana has adopted environmental training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for hazardous waste transfer facility operators, pesticide operators and dealers, UST operators, water treatment and distribution operators, and wastewater treatment plant operators.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the public sector hazard communication and environmental training requirements in Montana.