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Cleanup & Reclamation

Program Overview

DEQ's Waste Management and Remediation Division protects human health and the environment by preventing exposure to contaminants, working with Montana communities and businesses to implement effective material management and cleanup strategies, and overseeing compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. It oversees and conducts or supports remedial investigation and efficient, cost-effective cleanup activities at state and federal superfund sites; supervises voluntary cleanup activities; reclaims abandoned mine lands; implements corrective actions at sites; and administers regulatory asbestos, methamphetamine, and waste management programs.

Cleanup and Reclamation Contacts

Main Number
(406) 444-6444

Division Administrator
Amy Steinmetz (406) 444-6383

Tanks, Brownfields, and Federal Facilities Bureau Chief
Terri Mavencamp (406) 444-5595

Superfund, AML, and Construction Bureau (SFACB) Bureau Chief
Katie Garcin-Forba (406) 444-6445

Waste Management Bureau Chief
Rick Thompson (406) 444-5345

Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board

Executive Director
Terry Wadsworth (406) 444-9712


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