State Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Plan (Montana)

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Place Montana


Name State Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Plan (Montana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The State supports the "good management of solid waste and the conservation of natural resources through the promotion or development of systems to collect, separate, reclaim, recycle, and dispose of solid waste for energy production purposes when economically feasible and to provide a coordinated state solid waste management and resource recovery plan." This statute grants the primary responsibility for implementing adequate solid waste management systems to local governments. The statute limits the ability of the Department of Environmental Quality to enact regulations that are more stringent than comparable federal laws.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Rick Thompson, Section Supervisor
Department Department of Environmental Quality
Division Permitting and Compliance Division
Address Waste and Underground Management Burearu
Address 2 P.O. Box 200901
Place Helena, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59620-0901
Phone 406-444-5345


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

Authority 1: 75-10-1 MCA
Date Effective 1977