GREAT FALLS — An environmental consultant is laying out Black Eagle residents' concerns in cleaning up a contaminated Superfund site.
COLUMBIA FALLS — Pollution at the closed Columbia Falls aluminum plant qualifies it as a Superfund site, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants the public's support before moving with the cleanup process.
Eric Burke attaches a new vacuum bag used to collect contaminated insulation removed from a Butte attic to a larger vacuum bag that will be dumped at a repository and buried.
Eric Burke shuts down an industrial-sized vacuum to change the bag that is used to collect the contaminated insulation in an attic at on Hornet street recently.
BUTTE — An unprecedented health study shows Butte’s Superfund cleanup efforts are proving successful and children are being exposed to lower levels of dangerous lead.
BUTTE — Deer leap through fields and fish swim the stream where a wood-treating plant once leached vast amounts of cancer-causing chemicals into Silver Bow Creek.
MISSOULA — The level of potential contamination at Frenchtown’s former paper mill still divides Missoula authorities and the site redevelopers.
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.
KALISPELL — A federal environmental official says an evaluation of pollution levels at the site of a shuttered Columbia Falls plant could begin this spring.
ANACONDA — State officials in Montana have closed a two-mile stretch of the Clark Fork River and a 10-acre portion of the Warm Springs Wildlife Management Area for three months as part of a Superfund cleanup construction project.
The old Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site has been officially renamed.
MILLTOWN — Like half-ton dust bunnies, sinker logs keep cropping up along the banks of the Blackfoot River.
KALISPELL — A newly elected state senator is asking the Flathead County Commission to pursue a federal Superfund designation for the site of the shuttered Columbia Falls Aluminum Co.
FRENCHTOWN — Gov. Brian Schweitzer told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday that he supports putting Frenchtown's closed Smurfit-Stone Container pulp mill on the National Priorities List, which can lead to Superfund management of its suspected toxic waste deposits.
Missoula County commissioners have formally asked for Superfund status at the former Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site in Frenchtown.
An energy consultant and former EPA assistant administrator told a group of engineers in Billings on Friday that natural gas prices in the United States are so inexpensive, the commodity is surging as the fuel of choice.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Downtown Denver's skyscrapers are only minutes behind me as I take a right at a car parts shop, followed quickly by a left just before the 18,000-seat stadium that is home to the Colorado Rapids, a professional soccer team.
BONNER – The “big yellow iron” phase at the confluence of the Clark Fork and Blackfoot rivers has ended.
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.