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 incorporates by reference the federal requirements for hazardous waste treatment facilities, including those for generators treating hazardous waste on-site without a permit. Montana requires owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment facilities to comply with additional state permit application requirements and to pay various fees.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment rules in Montana.
PERMITTED TREATMENT FACILITIES
Permits and Fees
Hazardous waste treatment facilities in Montana must comply with more stringent permit application standards than are required by the federal rules. Unlike the federal rules, Montana requires owners and operators of treatment, storage, and disposal ...