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The Missoula City-County Air Pollution Control Board will hold a Hearing on proposed changes to the Missoula City-County Air Pollution Control Program on February 20, 2020.

The Air Pollution Control Board Hearing will be in room 210 at the Missoula City-County Health Department, 301 W. Alder ST, Missoula, MT.  Hearing will start sometime after 12:15 PM. 

Summary of proposed rules and the proposed rules are linked to below.  Submit written comments or questions on the proposed rules to Benjamin Schmidt; contact information available on this page in right side column.

Summary of Proposed Rules

Proposed Rules 2020:  Proposed deletions are struck out.  New language proposed is underlined.

Hearing Date:  February 20, 2020

Hearing Location:  Missoula City County Health Department, 301 W Alder ST, Room 210

Hearing Time:  12:15 PM

Comments Due by Noon February 20, 2020 or at the Hearing



The Air Quality Program at the Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) monitors air quality and regulates outdoor air pollution sources such as: industry, wood stoves, fireplaces, outdoor burning and dusty roads.

You can find more information about the current air quality conditions in Missoula County by visiting our Current Air Quality page. You can also see particulate pollution information from Missoula and communities around the state at the Montana Department of Environmental Quality's Today's Air website.

Use the navigation menu on the left or choose from the links below to learn more about the major air quality topics in Missoula.

Air Quality Topics

Industrial Sources

Outdoor Burning

Oxygenated Fuel

Paving and Dust Control

Wildfire Smoke

Woodstoves and Fireplaces

About the Air Program

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Air Quality Advisory Council

Air Quality Division Information


Missoula City-County Air Pollution Control Program Rules

Missoula County's Air

History, Trends and Studies 

Interested Parties

If you would like to receive Air Quality Advisory Council agendas and other air quality information by email or mail, contact Sarah Coefield or Benjamin Schmidt and ask to be put on the Interested Parties list.  Be sure to include your name as well as your email or mailing address.