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 By Lisa Peterson    News    October 14, 2015

Montana SMART School Challenge Saves Money By Preventing Pollution

Montana’s SMART Schools Challenge encourages pollution prevention throughout the school year and provides cash rewards to help Montana’s K-12 public schools “Save Money and Resources Today”. Last year’s K-12 Challenge schools recycled and...

 

DEQ Fall Open Burning Restrictions Are Back In Place

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality reminds people that the annual fall open burning restrictions became effective on Sept. 1. The restrictions are put in place to determine when it is safe to burn from an air quality perspective and...

 
 By Lisa Peterson    News    July 15, 2015

DEQ Offers Daily Smoke Information During Wildfire Season

Helena – The Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s Today’s Air website has several resources available that people can use to minimize or avoid the harmful effects of smoke pollution during wildfire season. Wildfires can create...

 
 By Lisa Peterson    News    March 12, 2014

DEQ & DPHHS Offer Flood Safety & Cleanup Advice

DEQ and DPHHS Offer Flood Safety and Cleanup Advice Flooding can cause health risks in wells and homes Helena - Montana’s recent heavy snow falls, combined with frozen ground and a rapid warm up in temperatures, have prompted flood advisories to...

 

MT DEQ Offering Training in Energy Production Waste Disposal

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is offering trainings to help solid waste facilities deal with the wastes generated by the boom in oil production in Eastern Montana. This extensive training event will bring experts from state and...

 
 By Lisa Peterson    Energy    July 24, 2013

Earthstone Energy, Inc. Resolves Montana Clean Air Act Violation

Earthstone Energy, Inc., based in Denver, Colorado, recently paid a $6,335 penalty to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for failing to register oil and gas wells in Richland and Sheridan Counties as sources of air pollution and...

 
 By Lisa Peterson    News    July 24, 2013

Montana Board of Environmental Review to Meet on July 26

The Montana Board of Environmental Review (BER) will hold a regular meeting on Friday, July 26 in Helena in Room 111 of the Metcalf Building (1520 E 6th Ave) starting at 9 a.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Agenda items include...

 
 By Lisa Peterson    News    July 24, 2013

DEQ Offering Funding and Informational Workshop for Non-Point Source Pollution Projects

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking proposals that may be eligible for Fiscal Year 2014 funding under Section 319(h) of the Federal Clean Water Act. The DEQ is also sponsoring a workshop to provide information about the...

 
 By Lisa Peterson    News    July 3, 2013

Glendive Company Resolves Opencut Mining Violations in Wheatland and Richland Counties

Fisher Sand & Gravel Company of Glendive recently paid $10,407 to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to resolve violations of the Montana Opencut Mining Act at a gravel pit in Richland County, Montana. In the early part of 2012, Fi...

 
 By Lisa Peterson    News    March 20, 2013

Montana Board of Environmental Review to Meet on March 22

The Montana Board of Environmental Review (BER) will hold a regular meeting on Friday, March 22 in Helena in Room 111 of the Metcalf Building (1520 E 6th Ave) starting at 9 a.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Agenda items include a...

 

Spring/Summer Open Burning Season Starts on March 1

Spring/summer open burning season begins Friday, March 1, and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) reminds people that only clean, untreated wood and plant material can be burned legally. It is illegal to burn, among other things, fo...

 

Final Montana Oil Pipeline Safety Council Report Published

The Montana Oil Pipeline Safety Review Council has completed its final report. The report was presented to Governor Brian Schweitzer on November 27, 2012. The report is the culmination of the work of the Oil Pipeline Safety Review Council, created...

 

Montana Open Burning Season Ends November 30

The fall open burning season ends on November 30, 2012. No open burning is allowed in the Western Montana Burn Zone until March 1, 2013, unless specific permission is obtained from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The Western...

 

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