Noxious Algae & Montana’s Clean Water

Noxious algae is in our lakes and rivers across Southwest and West-Central Montana. It also a fairly common problem this time of year. Warm, still, stagnant water with too many nutrients almost inevitably results in big algae blooms.  In turn,…

Montana Passes New Nutrient Standards for Surface Waters

After years of study and stakeholder engagement, this July 2014 the Montana Dept. of Environmental Protection and Board of Environmental Review  finalized and adopted a joint rule package concerning new water quality standards and implementing regulations, respectively, which revise limits…