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DEQ Issues Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed Septage Land Application Sites in Gallatin County

Today, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) published a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Robbins Septic regarding proposed septage land application sites in Gallatin County, Mont. The proposal includes two application sites on approximately 31 acres of private property located eight miles northeast of Three Forks off Clarkston Road.

In the application, Robbins Septic proposes to apply to agriculture fields septage that has been pumped from septic tanks, cesspools, or other primary treatment sources. Primary treatment reduces bacteria and other pathogens prior to land applicatio...