September 11, 2019 News Headlines, _Default

DEQ’s Rebecca Harbed Talks About Proposed Regulations Covering Radioactive Oil Field Waste Disposal

Montana is considering setting statewide regulations covering the disposal of radioactive oilfield waste. Currently regulations are addressed on a case by case basis when landfills are licensed. A new draft regulation would allow a higher concentration of radioactive material per load dumped. Public Policy Director at the Department of Environmental quality Rebecca Harbed explains.