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LIBBY ASBESTOS SITE
LIBBY, MT

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EPA recognizes community as Libby cleanup draws to a close
EPA Releases Video to Highlight Cleanup Completion and Redevelopment at Libby Asbestos Superfund Site

As of November 2018, EPA has completed cleanup of residential and commercial properties in Libby and Troy. Since 1999, we have investigated more than 7,600 properties and completed cleanup at more than 2,600 properties. The video highlights the success of the cleanup and redevelopment at this stunning mountain community.

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Community Resources

EPA hosts numerous site updates and opportunities for public participation throughout the year. For information about upcoming opportunities, check our calendar of events.

Final Call for Investigations and Cleanups
In early 2017, EPA announced a final call for investigations and cleanups at residential and commercial properties located within the Libby Asbestos Superfund site. If you have questions about a specific property, please call EPA’s Libby Information Office at (406) 293-6194.

Planning Renovations to Your Home or Excavating Your Property?
Contact the Asbestos Resource Program hotline as soon as possible before you dig! (406) 291-5335 or lcarp@libby.org

What if I Live Outside of the Libby Asbestos Superfund site?
Funds are available through the Zonolite Attic Insulation Trust (ZAI Trust) to reimburse property owners up to $4,125 for a portion of the cost to remove or contain the ZONOLITE brand of vermiculite attic insulation. This fund was established by Grace (formerly W.R. Grace) and more information is available at Zonolite Attic Insulation Trust.Exit

EPA’s Technical Assistance Services for Communities (TASC) Program is available to community members in Libby and Troy thanks to a national contract that provides scientists, engineers and other professionals to review and explain site information to communities. TASC services are provided at no cost to communities. For more information, contact Sisay Ashenafi (ashenafi.sisay@epa.gov) or (303) 312-6138.

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