Butte residents finally see Superfund cleanup plan

Butte residents finally see Superfund cleanup plan

News Type: State, Federal Source: Mountain West News
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After three decades of incremental cleanup work, a sprawling blueprint to “get ‘er done” has landed before the residents of Butte, Montana.

“While some things could still change — the Environmental Protection Agency has been careful to refer to the plan as “conceptual” — the proposal as it’s been laid out over the last week signals the wide-ranging cleanup that could begin as early as next spring.

Dan Villa, state budget director, talked during the public meetings last Wednesday about what this proposed remedy really means for Butte.”