Enforcement Staff

Emergency?
If there is an emergency, please dial 911 to alert local services, then fill out our Spill/Complaint Form or call DEQ Enforcement staff at (406) 444-0379. Spill Reporting Policy
Report a Spill or file a complaint

The Enforcement Program employees listed below are points of contact for citizen complaints, spills, and formal enforcement activities.

  • Complaint or spill information, or if the contact listed below is unavailable, contact Complaint Coordinator Shasta Steinweden, or call: (406) 444-3109
  • Case information, or if the contact listed below is unavailable, contact the Case Coordinator Rich Jost, or call: (406) 444-2857
  • Enforcement Program Manager, Chad Anderson, or call: (406) 444-2964

For Permitting or Long-Term Clean-Up activities, please see the web pages for the Air, Energy & Mining Division, the Water Quality Division or the Waste Management & Remediation Division

Enforcement Technical Staff
Subject Contact Name and Email Phone Number
Air Quality (Emissions, Open Burning, Dust) John Rasmann 444-5328
Asbestos (Inspections, Abatement) John Rasmann 444-5328
Comprehensive Environmental Cleanup & Responsibility (CECRA - State Superfund) Shasta Steinweden 444-3109
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations and Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) Susan Bawden 444-3390 Kim Speckman 444-1453
Hazardous Waste (Haz Waste, Used Oil, Pesticides) 444-3937
Hard Rock Mining (Quarry, Small Mine, Exploration, Blasting, Metal Mining)

Leea Anderson

444-2711
Major Facility Siting (Power Plants, Transmission Lines, Pipelines) Shasta Steinweden
444-3109
Motor Vehicle Recycling and Disposal (Junk Vehicles) 444-3937
Opencut Mining (Gravel, Sand, Topsoil, Alluvial Materials) 444-2711
Public Drinking Water (Public Drinking Water, Sampling, Treatment, Contamination, Operator Certification) Susan Bawden 444-3390
Sanitation in Subdivisions (Plat Deviation, COSA) Margarite Thomas 755-8956
Septic Disposal (Septic, Car Wash Sump Waste) Mike Rieger 444-3937
Solid Waste (Illegal Storage or Disposal) Mike Rieger 444-3937
Spills to Soil & Water (Fuels, Chemicals, Crude Oil, Waste) Shasta Steinweden 444-3109 John Rasmann 444-5328
Strip and Underground Mining (Coal) Leea Anderson 444-2711
Underground Storage Tanks (Leaks, Monitoring, Operator Certification) Kim Speckman 444-1453
Water Quality (Water Pollution, Turbidity, Discharge Permit, Treatment Plant Operators) Susan Bawden 444-3390 Kim Speckman 444-1453