75-10-214. Exclusions -- exceptions to exclusions. (1) (a) This part may not be construed to prohibit a person from disposing of the person's own solid waste that is generated in reasonable association with the person's household or agricultural operations upon land owned or leased by that person or covered by easement or permit as long as the disposal does not create a nuisance or public health hazard or violate the laws governing the disposal of hazardous or deleterious substances.
(b) Except as provided in 75-10-204(8), this part does not apply to the operation of an electric generating facility, to the drilling, production, or refining of natural gas or petroleum, or to the operation of a mine, mill, smelter, or electrolytic reduction facility.
(2) The exclusions contained in subsection (1) do not apply to a division of land of 5 acres or less made after July 1, 1977, that falls within the definition of subdivision in Title 76, chapter 4, part 1, or the Montana Subdivision and Platting Act in Title 76, chapter 3.