Author Archives: Peggy Trenk

DEQ Issues Record of Decision on the Black Butte Copper Project

Helena, MT April 9, 2020 MT. Department of Environmental Quality The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has issued its Record of Decision for the permit applications submitted by Tintina Montana, Inc. for the Black Butte Copper Project. Tintina proposes to construct, operate and reclaim a new underground copper mine to be located approximately 15 miles

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DEQ Compliance and Enforcement in Response to COVID-19

Source: MT DEQ March 31, 2020 – The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is charged with implementing programs and enforcing environmental laws that ensure we protect a clean and healthful environment. Under extraordinary circumstances, such as during an emergency response, DEQ may need to balance our enforcement and compliance responsibilities with the need to

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Attorney General Fox, 17-State Coalition Urge EPA to Ease Burden on Farmers and Landowners

April 18, 2019 Source: Office of the MT Attorney General Contact: John Barnes 444-2031 HELENA – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox joined a 17-state coalition this week to support farmers and landowners by urging the Trump Administration to adopt its proposed replacement of the Obama-era “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule. The coalition, in comments

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