Governing Law and Regulations
Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Permitting and Compliance Division Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau Hazardous Materials Section Hazardous Waste Program
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 by reference the federal container and empty container requirements. Owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities that use containers must comply with additional permit application requirements, including a state permit application fee. See the state section TSDF PERMITS to review Montana's permitting requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau administers and enforces the hazardous waste container requirements in Montana.