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Butte and the Richest Hill: Environmental Concerns

This guide focuses on the history of Butte, Montana

Superfund Designation

"In 1983, Butte, Montana was declared a Federal Superfund Site.  The Superfund designation paved the way for remediation and restoration of the environment throughout western Montana damaged by a century of mining and smelting in Butte and Anaconda, Montana."

Read more about it on the Butte-Sliver Bow County Website : https://co.silverbow.mt.us/417/Superfund-Division

Pit Watch: Your Source for All Things Berkeley Pit

Graph showing the current water levels of the Berkeley Pit

Superfund 101: Floating the Upper Clark Fork, Parts 1 & 2 ( July 3, 2019 Podcast)

Image links to podcast: Superfund 101: Floating the Upper Clark Fork, Parts 1 & 2

 

Other Butte/Superfund podcasts from butteamericaradio.org are available here: http://www.butteamericaradio.org/superfund101

 

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