Governing Law and Regulations
Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Remediation Division Technical Services Bureau
DEQ Remediation Division Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Bureau
DEQ Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board
Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation Fire Prevention and Investigation Bureau
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Montana's leak detection rules generally parallel federal standards. The state's pollution control rules include leak detection standards as a safeguard to preventing spills, releases, and unnecessary contamination. The specific leak detection system standards vary, depending on the type of unit or facility. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for a review of general and federal leak detection requirements.
Montana's UST program follows the federal program except that it covers additional types of tanks and contains several more stringent requirements. Montana has adopted the Uniform Fire ...