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Jan 07, 2013


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Shasta Steinweden


Lost Trail Powder Mountain Resolves Montana Underground Storage Tank Act Violations


Helena --- The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has settled its administrative enforcement action against Lost Trail Ski Area, Inc., for violations of the Montana Underground Storage Tank Act at Lost Trail Powder Mountain located in Sula, Montana.

In its administrative order, DEQ alleged that Lost Trail failed to: obtain a compliance inspection within the required timeframe, and conduct tank and line leak detection monitoring. An administrative penalty of $2,820 was assessed for the violations listed above.

To resolve the violations, Lost Trail paid the $2,820 administrative penalty and submitted the last 12 months of leak detection monitoring records.

For questions about underground storage tank regulations contact, the Underground Storage Tank Program at (406) 444-5300 or visit DEQ’s website at

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