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17.53.101    PURPOSE

(1) The purpose of the rules in this chapter is to provide for the control of all hazardous wastes that are generated within, or transported to Montana for the purposes of storage, treatment, and disposal or for the purposes of resource conservation or recovery.

(2) The rules in this chapter are adopted to discharge the department's responsibilities under Title 75, chapter 10, part 4, Montana Code Annotated (MCA) , the Montana Hazardous Waste Act (Act) , by establishing a management control system including permitting which assures the safe and proper management of hazardous wastes from the moment of their generation through each stage of management until their ultimate destruction or disposal.

History: 75-10-404, 75-10-405, MCA; IMP, 75-10-405, 75-10-406, MCA; NEW, 2001 MAR p. 169, Eff. 1/26/01.

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