DEQ Land




DEQ works to protect the land from contamination in order to provide Montanans with a clean and healthy state. Our mining and waste permitting programs minimize impacts to the environment. Where contamination is discovered, our remediation programs provide the oversight and support services to conduct effective cleanup activities.

Brownfields Grants Total More Than $1.5 Million

The EPA has announced its 2017 Brownfields Assessment & Cleanup Grants and Montana tribal authorities and other communities are the recipients. The Big Sky Development Authority of Billings, the Snowy Mountain Development Corporation of Lewistown and Bear Paw Development Corporation of Havre each received $300,000 to address former industrial sites.      

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Old Industrial Site Near Kalispell Hits Milestone

 A historic industrial site outside of Kalispell that once housed a post and pole treatment plant, a petroleum refinery, and a bulk petroleum plant has reached a cleanup milestone. The site, known as KYI, was highly contaminated but is now nearing a point where the property can be redeveloped. 

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