Montana Integrated Waste Management Act (Montana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Montana


Applies to States or Provinces Montana
Name Montana Integrated Waste Management Act (Montana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Industry Recruitment/Support
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/75_10_8.htm


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

This legislation sets goals for the reduction of solid waste generated by households, businesses, and governments, through source reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting. The state aims to achieve recycling and composting rates of:

 (a) 17% of the state's solid waste by 2008;
 (b) 19% of the state's solid waste by 2011; and
 (c) 22% of the state's solid waste by 2015.

In addition, the Department of Environmental Quality is required to prepare, adopt, and implement a state solid waste management and resource recovery plan.


Policy Contact

Department Montana Department of Environmental Quality





Website http://www.deq.mt.gov/


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 75-10-8 MCA
Date Enacted 1991

















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