Environment Montana Montana Rule Change Requires Schools To Test For Lead By Kayla Desroches • Jan 8, 2020 Tompkins County, NY / Tompkins County, NY Listen Listening... / 2:41 Montana Rule Change Requires Schools To Test For Lead Montana has joined two dozen states and the District of Columbia in requiring all schools to test drinking water for lead. Report: Plastic Pollution 'Widespread' In Montana Waterways By Kayla Desroches • Nov 6, 2019 Kayla Desroches / Yellowstone Public Radio Listen Listening... / 2:45 Report: Plastic Pollution "Widespread" In Montana Waterways A Montana based environmental research group released a report last week that shows evidence of plastic in more than half of Montana's waterways. Group Testing Montana Waterbodies For Microplastics By Kayla Desroches • Sep 20, 2019 Kayla Desroches / Yellowstone Public Radio Listen Listening... / 3:48 Group Testing Montana Waterbodies For Microplastics The results of a plastic contamination survey of 50 waterways in Montana is expected in October. Comments Close Monday On Montana Proposal Requiring Schools To Test For Lead By Kayla Desroches • Sep 11, 2019 ccbysa / flickr Listen Listening... / 1:13 Proposed Lead Waste The comment period on a proposal that would require all public schools in Montana to test faucets for lead ends Monday. Montana Health Department Considers Mandatory Lead Testing At Public Schools By Olivia Reingold • Jul 12, 2019 Joshme17 / Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Listen Listening... / 1:50 Annual Lead Testing Proposed For All School Water Fixtures The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services held a public hearing Thursday in Helena on a new rule that would require all public schools to test water fixtures for lead. EPA To Help Schools Test Drinking Water For Lead By Stephanie Daniel • Oct 4, 2018 The Environmental Protection Agency is making $20 million available for states and tribes to voluntarily test drinking water for lead at schools and childcare facilities.