Home
gpo.gov
govinfo.gov

e-CFR Navigation Aids

Browse

Simple Search

Advanced Search

 — Boolean

 — Proximity

 

Search History

Search Tips

Corrections

Latest Updates

User Info

FAQs

Agency List

Incorporation By Reference

eCFR logo

Related Resources

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

We invite you to try out our new beta eCFR site at https://ecfr.federalregister.gov. We???ve made big changes to make the eCFR easier to use. Be sure to leave feedback using the Help button on the bottom right of each page!

e-CFR data is current as of August 11, 2020

Title 40Chapter ISubchapter IPart 272Subpart BB → §272.1351


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 272—APPROVED STATE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
Subpart BB—Montana


§272.1351   Montana State-Administered Program: Final Authorization.

(a) Pursuant to section 3006(b) of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6926(b), Montana has final authorization for the following elements as submitted to EPA in Montana's base program application for final authorization which was approved by EPA effective on July 25, 1984. Subsequent program revision applications were approved effective on, March 21, 1994, December 24, 1996, December 26, 2000 and November 29, 2005.

(b) The State of Montana has primary responsibility for enforcing its hazardous waste management program. However, EPA retains the authority to exercise its inspection and enforcement authorities in accordance with sections 3007, 3008, 3013, 7003 of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6927, 6928, 6934, 6973, and any other applicable statutory and regulatory provisions, regardless of whether the State has taken its own actions, as well as in accordance with other statutory and regulatory provisions.

(c) State Statutes and Regulations. (1) The Montana regulations cited in paragraph (c)(1)(i) of this section are incorporated by reference as part of the hazardous waste management program under subtitle C of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6921 et seq. This incorporation by reference is approved by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies of the Montana regulations that are incorporated by reference in this paragraph are available from the Montana Secretary of State, Administrative Rules Bureau, P.O. Box 202801, Helena, MT 59620-2801 (Phone: 406-444-2055). You may inspect a copy at EPA Region 8, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., 999 18th Street, Suite 300, Denver, Colorado 80202-2466, or at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html.

(i) The Binder entitled “EPA Approved Montana Regulatory Requirements Applicable to the Hazardous Waste Management Program”, dated November 2005.

(ii) [Reserved]

(2) EPA considered the following statutes and regulations in evaluating the State program but is not incorporating them herein for enforcement purposes:

(i) Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 2005, Title 2, “Government Structure and Administration”: Chapter 3, “Public Participation in Governmental Operations”, sections 2-3-102 introductory paragraph through 2-3-102(2), 2-3-103(1), 2-3-104, 2-3-105, 2-3-111, 2-3-112, 2-3-221, 2-3-301; Chapter 4, “Administrative Procedure Act”, sections 2-4-103, 2-4-315; Chapter 6, “Public Records”, sections 2-6-101 et seq.; Chapter 15, “Executive Branch Officers and Agencies”, sections 2-15-3501 and 2-15-3502.

(ii) Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 2005, Title 25, “Civil Procedure”: Chapter 20, “Rules of Civil Procedure”, Rule 24(a).

(iii) Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 2005, Title 27, “Civil Liability, Remedies, and Limitations”: Chapter 30, “Nuisances”, section 27-30-204.

(iv) Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 2005, Title 30, “Trade and Commerce”: Chapter 14, “Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection”, sections 30-14-402 et seq.

(v) Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 2005, Title 75, “Environmental Protection”: Chapter 10, “Waste and Litter Control”, sections 75-10-107, 75-10-402(3), 75-10-403, 75-10-404(1) introductory paragraph and (1)(a), 75-10-404(1)(e), 75-10-404(2), 75-10-405 (except 75-10-405(1)(i), (1)(j) and (2)(a)), 75-10-406, 75-10-408, 75-10-409, 75-10-410, 75-10-411, 75-10-413, 75-10-414, 75-10-415, 75-10-416, 75-10-417, 75-10-418, 75-10-419, 75-10-420, 75-10-421, 75-10-422, 75-10-424, 75-10-425, 75-10-426, 75-10-427, 75-10-441 and 75-10-442; Chapter 20, “Major Facility Siting”.

(vi) Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM), effective April 1, 2005, Title 17, “Environmental Quality”: Chapter 53, Hazardous Waste, sections 17.53.104, 17.53.201, 17.53.202 , 17.53.206, 17.53.207, 17.53.208, 17.53.212, 17.53.213, 17.53.214, 17.53.215, 17.53.1202(5)(m), 17.53.1202(6).

(3) The following statutory and regulatory provisions are broader in scope than the Federal program, are not part of the authorized program, are not incorporated by reference and are not federally enforceable:

(i) Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 2005, Title 75, “Environmental Protection”: Chapter 10, “Waste and Litter Control”, sections 75-10-405(1)(i) & (j), 75-10-405(2)(a), 75-10-431, 75-10-432, 75-10-433, 75-10-434.

(ii) Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM), effective April 1, 2005, Title 17, “Environmental Quality”, Chapter 53, Hazardous Waste, sections 17.53.112, 17.53.113, 17.53.703, and 17.53.1202(5)(l), and (17).

(4) Memorandum of Agreement and Enforcement Agreement. The Memorandum of Agreement between EPA Region 8 and the State of Montana, signed by the State of Montana Department of Environmental Quality on November 30, 1993, and by the EPA Regional Administrator on December 25, 1993, and the Enforcement Agreement between EPA Region 8 and the State of Montana, signed by the State of Montana Department of Environmental Quality on September 1, 2000, and by the EPA Regional Administrator on September 11, 2000, although not incorporated by reference, are referenced as part of the authorized hazardous waste management program under subtitle C of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6921 et seq.

(5) Statement of Legal Authority. “Independent Legal Counsel Statement”, accompanied by an Attorney General concurrence letter signed by the Attorney General of Montana on December 27, 1983 as amended June 7, 1984 and revisions, supplements and addenda to that Statement accompanied by Attorney General concurrence letters dated September 23, 1993, March 28, 1995, June 29, 1995, and April 4, 2005 although not incorporated by reference, are referenced as part of the authorized hazardous waste management program under subtitle C of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6921 et seq.

(6) Program Description. The Program Description and any other materials submitted as supplements thereto, although not incorporated by reference, are referenced as part of the authorized hazardous waste management program under subtitle C of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6921 et seq.

[71 FR 11538, Mar. 8, 2006]

Need assistance?