BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 17.56.607 pertaining to release categorization
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
(UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS)
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On August 7, 2014, the Department of Environmental Quality published MAR Notice No. 17-364 regarding a notice of public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 1663, 2014 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 15. On September 4, 2014, the Department published MAR Notice 17-364 regarding an amended notice of public hearing on proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 1957, 2014 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 17.
2. The department has amended the rule exactly as proposed.
3. The following comment was received and appears with the department's response:
COMMENT NO. 1: One comment was received in support of the amendments to the referenced rule and the addition of new (10)(k). The flexibility allowed in the amendments will advance the use of PMZs to close existing and new petroleum release sites.
RESPONSE: The department acknowledges this comment.
4. No other comments or testimony were received.
Reviewed by: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
/s/ John F. North By: /s/ Tracy Stone-Manning
JOHN F. NORTH TRACY STONE-MANNING, DIRECTOR
Certified to the Secretary of State, October 27, 2014.