Montana Department of Environmental Quality http://mtpr.org en DEQ closes own building for lead contamination http://mtpr.org/post/deq-closes-own-building-lead-contamination <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nearly 100 Montana Department of Environmental Quality workers were sent home on paid leave Monday after inspections found elevated levels of lead in one of the department’s own buildings.</span></p><p>“The irony is not lost on us,” said DEQ Director Tracy Stone-Manning said regarding contaminants in Helena’s old armory at the north end of Last Chance Gulch, where DEQ now houses its division responsible for environmental cleanup.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:27:34 +0000 Dan Boyce 10315 at http://mtpr.org DEQ closes own building for lead contamination