Montana Delisting Petitions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Montana Delisting Petitions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
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Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Permitting and Compliance Division Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Montana has not received EPA authorization under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to delist hazardous wastes. See the national section DELISTING PETITIONS for more information. The federal listed hazardous wastes are reviewed in the national section LISTED WASTES.

If a waste cannot be identified in one of the federal hazardous waste lists, it still might be hazardous because it exhibits one or more characteristics of hazardous waste—ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, or toxicity. See the national section CHARACTERISTIC WASTE for additional information.

Montana has incorporated by reference the federal rules for identifying and classifying hazardous waste. See the state section HAZWASTE DETERMINATION (CLASSIFICATION) for details.

Administration and enforcement. The EPA Region 8 office administers and enforces the RCRA rules for delisting hazardous wastes in Montana.

State Requirements


ARM 17.53.401

Montana has no state rules that cover the delisting of hazardous wastes and has not incorporated by reference the federal regulations. Petitions by Montana generators to delist a hazardous waste must be filed with the EPA Region 8 office. Waste generators may demonstrate that their wastes do not meet criteria ...

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