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Laws Enforced

The Department of Environmental Quality administers a variety of environmental laws. The following is a list of laws (Montana Code Annotated) that contain an enforcement component.


Name

Montana Codes Annotated
Administrative
Rules
of Montana
Asbestos Control Act Title 75,
Chapter 2, part 5
17.74.301
Clean Air Act of Montana Title 75,
Chapter 2, part 1
17.8.101
Comprehensive Environmental Cleanup & Responsibility Act (CECRA) Title 75,
Chapter 10, part 7
17.55.101
Montana Hazardous Waste Act Title 75,
Chapter 10, part 4
17.53.102
Montana Major Facility Siting Act Title 75,
Chapter 20, part 1
17.20.301
Montana Megalandfill Siting Act Title 75,
Chapter 10, part 9
 
Metal Mine Reclamation Laws Title 82,
Chapter 4, part 3
17.24.101
Motor Vehicle Recycling and Disposal Laws Title 75,
Chapter 10, part 5
17.50.201
Opencut Mining Act Title 82,
Chapter 4, part 4
17.24.202
Public Water Supply Laws Title 75,
Chapter 6, part 1
17.38.101
Sanitation in Subdivisions Laws Title 76,
Chapter 4, part 1
17.36.101
Septic Disposal and Licensure Laws Title 75,
Chapter 10, part 12
17.50.08 
Montana Solid Waste Management Act Title 75,
Chapter 10, part 2
17.50.101
Strip and Underground Mine Reclamation Act Title 82,
Chapter 4, part 2
17.24.301
Strip and Underground Mine Siting Act Title 82,
Chapter 4, part 1
17.24.1801
Montana Underground Storage Tank Act Title 75,
Chapter 11, part 5
17.56.101
Montana Underground Storage Tank Installer and Inspector Licensing & Permitting Act Title 75,
Chapter 11, part 2
17.56.1201
Water Quality Act Title 75,
Chapter 5, part 1
17.30.101
Water Treatment Plant Operators Title 37,
Chapter 42, part 1
17.40.201