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Public Meeting: DEQ Gallatin River Impairment Listing

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Algae Bloom from 2018

A public meeting will be held in Big Sky on Monday, April 22 to provide an update on the Gallatin River impairment listing. The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) listed the middle segment of the Gallatin River, from Yellowstone National Park to Spanish Creek, as impaired in 2023 for excessive algal growth due to exceeding established thresholds for algae (ARM 17.30.637(1)(e)). Join the DEQ and Gallatin River Task Force to learn about recent monitoring results and next steps. 

The hybrid meeting will be held in Big Sky and via Zoom at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2024.

2024 Agenda:

  1. Nutrient Rulemaking Update
  2. Gallatin River Monitoring Project Objectives & Timeline
  3. 2023 Findings and 2024 Monitoring Strategies
  4. Source Assessment and TMDL Development
  5. Community Involvement in Watershed Restoration

Attendance details:

In person / Big Sky County Water & Sewer District Building, 561 Little Coyote Rd. Big Sky Meadow Village, MT 59716

Online via Zoom / https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/85826859434?pwd=dTlydjhQc1p6YnBMVmRKcjFTWDBkQT09, Passcode: 255368

Telephone via Zoom / +1 206 337 9723 US (Seattle), Webinar ID: 858 2685 9434, Passcode: 255368


April 22
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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