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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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As a result of substantive public comments, DEQ has modified the draft discharge permit for RC Resources' Rock Creek Mine near Noxon and is reopening the public comment period through November 13, 2015. A public hearing is planned for November 11, 2015, at the Noxon School. A Press Release is available for more information.  
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Director Tom Livers