Superfund Information Systems: Site Profile

Superfund Site:

SILVER BOW CREEK/BUTTE AREA
BUTTE, MT

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Announcements and Key Topics

EPA has targeted the Silver Bow Creek/Butte Area Superfund site for immediate and intense action to expedite cleanup work and redevelopment efforts.

A draft conceptual agreement to address future cleanup work at the site for the Priority Soils Operable Unit was reached January 2018.

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Community Resources

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Pit Watch is a website that monitors the water levels in the Berkeley Pit and provides information about the history and cleanup of the site to the public.

Citizens Technical Environmental Committee (CTEC) is a group of volunteer citizens who work with EPA, the State of Montana, responsible parties, and others to make the Superfund process and cleanup decisions in the Butte and Clark Fork Basin area of Montana understandable to everyone. CTEC manages a website that provides a listing of updates and recent news.

Atlantic Richfield’s Butte Cleanup Data Site is a website where the public can find information and data about the remediation of the Butte Priority Soils Superfund site.

The City and County of Butte-Silver Bow maintains a Superfund Division Web page that includes information and resources about the Superfund designation in Butte and the Residential Metals Abatement Program.

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