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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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DEQ is looking for members to serve on an Asbestos Advisory group. We have recently been charged by the Legislature to organize a group comprised of stakeholders from asbestos regulation to advise us on issues such as: permit applicability; regulatory thresholds; funding options; and workflow improvements. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and state one of 12 member categories. A press release with details and contacts is available.   Learn More

Director Tom Livers