Montana Land Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Montana Land Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Land treatment requirements: Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) 17.53.801(1) and ARM 17.53.901(1) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Permitting and Compliance Division Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau Hazardous Waste Program Regulatory Unit

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Montana requires owners and operators of land treatment facilities to comply with the federal land treatment facility rules, which it incorporates by reference. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that engage in land treatment activities must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. Refer to the state section TSDF PERMITS to review Montana's permitting requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Hazardous Waste Program administers and enforces the land treatment facility requirements in Montana.

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