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Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making for 2014 Asbestos Rule Revisions May 30, 2014 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Asbestos Control Program
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

deqacponline@mt.gov

Draft 2014 Water Quality Integrated Report April 24, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PPA/WQPB
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

http://comment.cwaic.mt.gov

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption (Water Quality - Nutrient Standards Variances - MAR Notice No. 17-355)

Draft Department Circular DEQ-12B
http://deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/Standards/default.mcpx

April 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to: 

Attn: Carrie Greeley
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PPA/WQPB
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

E-mailed to:

deqwqpadmin@mt.gov

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment (Water Quality - Permit Application, Degradation Authorization, and Annual Permit Fees, Specific Restrictions for Surface Water Mixing Zones, Standard Mixing Zones for Surface Water, Definitions, Incorporations by Reference, A-1 Classification Standards, B-1 Classification Standards, B-2 Classification Standards, B-3 Classification Standards, C-1 Classification Standards, C-2 Classification Standards, I Classification Standards, C-3 Classification Standards, General Treatment Standards, Definitions, and Criteria for Determining Nonsignificant Changes in Water Quality- MAR Notice No. 17-356)

Draft Department Circular DEQ-12A
http://deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/Standards/default.mcpx

April 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to: 

Attn: Elois Johnson
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PPA/WQPB
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

E-mailed to:

ejohnson@mt.gov

Draft Upper Clark Fork Phase 2 Sediment and Nutrients TMDLs and Framework Water Quality Improvement Plan

Appendix A - Figures and Tables

Appendix B - Regulatory Framework and Reference Condition Approach

Appendix C - 2011 Sediment and Habitat Assessment

Public Notice

April 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PPA/WQPB
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

http://comment.cwaic.mt.gov

Draft Addendum to Upper Clark Fork River Tributaries Sediment, Metals, and Temperature TMDLs and Framework for Water Quality Restoration

Appendix J - Browns Gulch Sediment Assessment

Public Notice

April 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PPA/WQPB
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

http://comment.cwaic.mt.gov

Little Blackfoot Watershed Metals TMDL Addendum

Public Notice

February 26, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PPA/WQPB
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

http://comment.cwaic.mt.gov

Kootenai-Fisher Project Area Metals, Nutrients, Sediment, and Temperature TMDLs and Water Quality Improvement Plan

Appendix A -Table of Waterbody Impairments and Project Area Description Maps
Appendix B - Regulatory Framework and Reference Condition Approach
Appendix C - Upland Erosion Sediment Assessment
Appendix D - Road Sediment Assessment
Appendix E - Total Maximum Daily Loads
Appendix F - Nutrient and Metals Water Quality Data for Impaired Streams in the Kootenai-Fisher TMDL Planning Area
Appendix G - Wolf Creek QUAL2K Model Report
Appendix H - Cleanup/Restoration and Funding Options for Mine Operations or Other Sources of Metals Contamination
Attachment A - Kootenai-Fisher TMDL Project Area Sediment and Habitat Assessment

Public Notice 

March 4, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PPA/WQPB
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

http://comment.cwaic.mt.gov

Environmental Assessment for Installation of Underground Storage Tanks at Smith's Fuel Center, 1735 Oak Street, Bozeman , Montana October 22, 2013 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
UST Section
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

ustprogram@mt.gov

Environmental Assessment for Installation of Underground Storage Tanks at FedEx 591, 3815 Hesper Road, Billings, Montana October 22, 2013 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be mailed to:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
UST Section
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

or

submitted electronically to:

ustprogram@mt.gov

Public Notice for Initial State-Wide Area Designations For The 2012 Revised PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)

Montana’s initial area designations for the revised NAAQS for PM2.5

October 7, 2013 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Eric Merchant
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-1457

Public Notice for Flagging Air Quality Exceptional Events Data 

Demonstration to Exclude Affected Data

Libby PM2.5 Structure Fire Graph and Weather Maps 

2010 Flagged Air Data & Analysis

Libby Structure Fire Web pages

2010 Wildfire Web pages

August 14, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Lacey Evans
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0283

Public Notice for incorporation by reference of Federal Rule changes to be included in the Montana SIP

17.8.102ARM

 

July 29, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620

 

Comments can be sent to:

Eric Merchant
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-1457

Public Notice for comment on BER order revoking existing lead-in-feed limits for American Chemet

Board of Environmental Review Order

July 21, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620

 

Comments can be sent to:

Eric Merchant
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-1457 

2013 Monitoring Network Plan June 28, 2013 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be emailed to:

Hoby Rash
Montana DEQ/ARMB
(406) 841-5260

Public Notice for Comment on Montana Sulfur Dioxide SIP Certification for Attaining and Maintaining the NAAQS.

Final 110(a)(2) SIP Requirements for Sulfur Dioxide Executive Summary

May 13, 2013

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Public Notice for 1997 Ozone ARM rule changes to be included in the Montana SIP

MAR Notice No. 17-334

February 22, 2013 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Permit Application for the proposed Otter Creek Coal Mine Project (Please note that these are large PDF files. We are working to break down these files to enable faster downloads for slower internet connections)

Application

Permit Text

Permit Maps

Baseline Report-Water Resources Data

Baseline Report-Climate and Meteorological

Baseline Report-Fish and Wildlife

Baseline Report-Geologic Scenic Topo

Baseline Report-Geophysical Logs

Baseline Report-Lithologic Logs

Baseline Report-Overburden

Baseline Report-Permit Assessment

Baseline Report-PreMining Land Use

Baseline Report-Soil Baseline

Baseline Report-Vegetation

Response Cover Letter

Response Baseline Report-Ag Production

Response Baseline Report-Veg Facilities

Response Baseline Report-Fish and Wildlife

Response Baseline Report-Soils Supplement

Response Baseline Report-Land Use Supplement

March 6, 2013 Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Industrial and Energy Minerals Bureau, Coal & Uranium Mining Program, 2001 11th Avenue, Building B, Helena, MT 59620 Kristi Ponozo, DEQ MEPA Project Manager, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620-0901 or by email to OtterCreekEIS@mt.gov

Public Notice for Comment on Montana Nitrogen Dioxide SIP Certification for Attaining and Maintaining NAAQS

Final 110(a)(2) SIP Requirements for Nitrogen Dioxide Executive Summary

December 31, 2012

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Public Notice for Comment on Montana Ozone SIP Certification for Attaining and Maintaining NAAQS.

110(a)(2) SIP Requirements for Ozone Exectuive Summary

December 31, 2012

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Public Notice for ARM changes affecting major source permitting and PM-2.5 limits to be included in the SIP

ARM 17.8.8

Affected pages in Subchapters 9 and 10

 

5:00 pm August 7, 2012

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 East 6th Ave
Helena, Montana 59620

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Proposed amendments of Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) and Department Circular DEQ-7 for numeric water quality standards

Proposed Amendments (MAR Notice No. 17-335)

Draft 2012 DEQ-7

 July 12, 2012 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Elois Johnson
DEQ Legal
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901

Fax: 406-444-2630

Oil Pipeline Safety Review Council Report to the Governor

June 27, 2012

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Bonnie Lovelace  DEQ Regulator Affairs Manager
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-1760

Public Notice for Proposed Revisions to the CO Monitoring Strategy for the Great Falls and Billings CO Maintenance SIPs

Proposed Alternative CO Monitoring Strategy for Great Falls and Billings

May 31, 2012

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

ARMB SIP Public Notice

MT Visibility State Implementation Plan

Explanation

Comments and Response

January 17, 2012 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Public Notice of DEQ Compliance with EPA Requirements for Revised Air Quality Standards

110 Infrastructure SIP Certification for Revised Lead Air Quality Standards

 

December 12, 2011 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

ARMB SIP Public Notice

MT Visibility State Implementation Plan

Explanation

October 20, 2011 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

ARMB Rule SIP Public Notice

Affected Rules in Subchapter 6

ARM 17.8.763

November 1, 2011 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Oil & Gas Rules Submission Public Notice

Demonstration

Attachments

Attachment 11-Map

ARM 17.8.744

ARM Title 17 Ch 8

August 18, 2011

Comments:

MPA

Continental Resources, Inc.

EPA

Response:

DEQ

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Public Notice for Flagging Air Quality Data Affected by Wildfire Smoke

Demonstration to Exclude Air Quality Data Affected by Wildfire Smoke

2008 Flagged Air Data & Analysis

2009 Flagged Air Data & Analysis

2008 Wildfire Web pages

2009 Wildfire Web pages 

August 8, 2011 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Public Notice for rule inclusion in the SIP

ARM17.8.102

July 18, 2011 Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620

Comments can be sent to:

Oline Barta
MT-DEQ/ARMB
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-0524

Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Troy Mine Revised Reclamation Plan

Cover Letter

Executive Summary

DEIS Text Part 1 - Executive Summary, Purpose, Need, Alternatives

DEIS Text Part 2 - Affected Environment and Consequences, Consultation, Coordination, Index, Acronyms, Glossary, References

Appendices

Comment Period Ends 45 days after the Notice of Availability is published in the Federal Register Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 E. 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620
Comments can be emailed to either:

Bobbie Lacklen
Kootenai National Forest
(406)283-7681
or
Emily W. Corsi
DEQ Director's Office
(406) 444-2813