Governing Law and Regulations
Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Permitting and Compliance Division Waste and Underground Storage Tank Management Bureau Solid Waste Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The Montana Infectious Waste Management Act sets forth the standards for the management of infectious (medical) waste in Montana. The state's 2013 solid waste infectious waste regulations further address storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal of infectious waste after the infectious waste leaves its point of origin. However, the Montana board or department that licenses healthcare facilities (such as infectious waste generators) is responsible for specifying the requirements with which the infectious waste generator must ...