Contacts: Kristi Ponozzo, Montana DEQ, 444-2813 Kristin Gardner, Gallatin River Task Force, 993-2519 The Montana Department of Environmental Quality and the Gallatin River Task Force will host a public meeting to discuss sampling results from the March Yellowstone Mountain Club spill. The meeting will be held at the Belgrade Community Library, 106 N Broadway, on Thursday June 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Both DEQ and GRTF conducted water quality sampling and issued water quality monitoring reports this spring. DEQ began monitoring water quality in the spill affected area on March 5, 2016, and collected samples until March 12, 2016. DEQ issued three reports: one for human health effects, one for aquatic life and fisheries, and one for pharmaceu
Montana State University will be conducting a full scale exercise (where emergency responders actually do their thing) on Wednesday, June 1st. This will be taking place in the area of 19th between College and Kagy. Keep an eye out for emergency responders moving about and there is nothing to be concerned with – this is just an exercise.