Butte finally sees blueprint for cleanup, creek protection

“After three decades of incremental cleanup work, a sprawling blueprint to “get ‘er done” has landed before the residents of Butte.”  On May 30, 2018 EPA, Butte-Silver Bow, State of Montana, and ARCO released preliminary information on the Consent Agreement after Judge Hayden partially released the gag order.  Among the remediation plans is partial remediation … Read more

New contamination from groundwater found in Blacktail, Silver Bow creeks

In a report released in December by the Environmental Protection Agency identified new contamination from groundwater found in Blacktail, Silver Bow creeks in a presentation by Joe Griffin to Citizen Technical Environmental Committee Thursday evening.  Read more…http://mtstandard.com/news/local/new-contamination-from-groundwater-found-in-blacktail-silver-bow-creeks/article_976b61e7-26db-5658-80ad-e61446cd686b.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock praises agreement on Butte Hill cleanup

Governor Bullock reacts to an agreement in principle that was reached between the EPA, Atlantic Richfield, the state and Butte-Silver Bow for the Butte Hill Superfund cleanup. Included in the as-yet-undisclosed agreement is believed to be some funding from Atlantic Richfield to help remove the Parrot tailings — something the company has fought for decades…read … Read more