17.30.1040    PUBLIC NOTICE

(1) Public notice of every completed MGWPCS application must be mailed to any person upon request and must be circulated within the geographic area of the proposed discharge. Circulation may include any of the following:

(a) posting in the post office and public places of the municipality nearest the premises of the applicant in which the discharge is located;

(b) posting near the entrance to the applicant's premises and in nearby places; or

(c) publishing in local newspapers and periodicals, or if appropriate, in a daily newspaper of general circulation.

(2) Public notice of any public hearing held pursuant to this subchapter must be circulated at least 30 days in advance of the hearing and at least as widely as was the notice for the MGWPCS application. Circulation must include at least the following:

(a) publication of notice in at least one newspaper of general circulation;

(b) distribution of notice to all persons and agencies receiving a copy of the notice for the MGWPCS application; and

(c) distribution to any person or group upon request.

History: 75-5-401, MCA; IMP, 75-5-401, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 1937, Eff. 10/29/82; TRANS, from DHES, 1996 MAR p. 1499.