Montana Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Montana Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan requirements for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities: Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) 17.53.801(1) and ARM 17.53.901(1) (interim status)

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Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste large quantity generators: ARM 17.53.601(1)

Regulatory Agency

Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Permitting and Compliance Division Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau Hazardous Materials Section Hazardous Waste Program

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Montana incorporates by reference the federal contingency plan rules for large quantity generators and hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities.

Administration and enforcement. The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Hazardous Materials Section administers and enforces Montana's contingency plan requirements.

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