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The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is charged with protecting a clean and healthy environment as guaranteed to our citizens by our State Constitution. The DEQ works to ensure the public interest is served while making efficient use of the funds entrusted to us. Our ultimate goal is to protect public health and to maintain Montana's high quality of life for current and future generations.

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An Explanation of Significant Differences (ESD) for the Record of Decision for the Clark Fork River cleanup has been signed. The modification identified in the ESD results in a change in the scope of the CFR remedy, but does not fundamentally alter it with respect to scope, performance, or cost. Learn More

Director Tom Livers