Enforcement Division

Mission, GoalsĀ & Objectives for 2019 Biennium

Mission

The mission of the Enforcement Division is to facilitate timely, consistent, and appropriate enforcement of the laws and regulations administered by DEQ.

GoalsĀ & Objectives

  • Ensure that the public and the regulated community maintain compliance with Montana laws and regulations through effective enforcement.
  • Investigate spills and citizen complaints that allege a violation of laws and regulations administered by DEQ to determine if a violation has occurred.
  • Respond to citizen complaints and spill reports within 30 days of receipt and resolve within 90 days.
  • Implement timely, consistent, and appropriate enforcement of laws and regulations administered by the Department.
  • Issue administrative orders or file judicial complaints within 120 days of an approved enforcement request.
  • Manage enforcement cases and monitor compliance with Department orders.