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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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The EPA is conducting the fourth five-year review of remedial actions performed under the Superfund program at the Silver Bow Creek/Butte Area Superfund site. The purpose of the five-year review is to make sure the selected cleanup actions remain protective of human health and the environment. The five-year review is scheduled for completion by September 2015.   Learn More

Director Tom Livers