Smurfit-stone Container Corp
FRENCHTOWN — Steve Malsam didn’t bring a slideshow presentation when he bobbed into public view last week at a West Valley Community Council meeting.
HELENA — A Montana jury has awarded nearly $4 million to a man and his wife over injuries he received in 2008 while unloading logs at a pulp mill.
Much of the former Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. paper mill has been removed for scrap. Tests of sludge ponds, pictured to the upper left of the plant, have shown traces of toxic chemicals and heavy metals that could threaten the adjacent Clark Fork River.
MISSOULA — The U.S. Forest Service says it has no drone aircraft, but plenty of other people have little UFOs buzzing over the trees in Western Montana.
MISSOULA — The owners of Frenchtown’s former pulp mill site say a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Superfund designation there would hurt chances of bringing jobs back to the site.
FRENCHTOWN – Missoula County urged environmental agencies Tuesday to seek an agreement with owners of the former Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. paper mill site in Frenchtown that could keep it off the Superfund National Priorities List.
MISSOULA — M2Green Redevelopment manager Ray Stillwell hopes to see big changes at the former Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site by the end of the year, despite its potential designation as a federal Superfund cleanup project.
The old Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site has been officially renamed.
FRENCHTOWN — When Jimmie McKay was a kid growing up in Libby, the logging roads ran up the river valleys. When he answered the draft in 1971, the roads had reached the base of the mountains.
FRENCHTOWN – Green Investment Group Inc. is moving forward with redevelopment and marketing plans at the Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site, even though government officials have recommended it for Superfund priority listing, company officials said recently.
Missoula County commissioners have formally asked for Superfund status at the former Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site in Frenchtown.
FRENCHTOWN — Boiled down, there seem to be only two viable options for cleaning up the old Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. paper mill site.
A loader fills a dump truck with scrap metal being pulled down and sheared at the former Smurfit-Stone Container mill site near Frenchtown in October. The results of a site inspection by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revealed contaminants.
An August 2010 aerial photograph of the Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill in Frenchtown shows the extensive network of settling ponds that some fear may hold contaminants that must be cleaned up.
FRENCHTOWN – Potentially dangerous levels of dioxins, heavy metals and other hazardous chemicals turned up in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency review of the former Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. pulp mill in Frenchtown.
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. officials say they've already cleaned up their Frenchtown paper mill and expect a green-energy operation may be set up there.
FRENCHTOWN — The Montana Department of Environmental Quality says it wants Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. to check for hazardous waste before the company follows through with its plan to sell its shuttered Frenchtown paper mill for scrap.
MISSOULA — Frenchtown’s shuttered paper mill will be sold for scrap, a Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. official confirmed on Friday.
MISSOULA — Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. has not changed its mind to sell its Frenchtown mill, even as competitor Rock-Tenn Co. plans to buy the company for $3.5 billion.
MISSOULA – This is a story about what is in store for the Missoula economy in 2011. But before local experts talk about the city’s future, they first reflect on the many significant events that defined 2010.