Superfund Site:

LIBBY ASBESTOS SITE
LIBBY, MT

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Katherine Jenkins
(303) 312-6351

Remedial Project Manager
Mike Cirian
(406) 293-6194

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Site Location

Street Address:
512 CALIFORNIA AVENUE
LIBBY, MT 59923

Announcements and Key Topics

(April 10, 2019) EPA announces the deletion of Operable Unit 2 (OU2), the Former Screening Plant, of the Libby Asbestos Superfund site from the National Priorities List. EPA and the Montana Department of Department of Environmental Quality have determined that all appropriate response actions at OU2, other than operation and maintenance and five-year reviews, have been completed.

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Background

Gold miners discovered vermiculite in Libby in 1881. In the 1920s, the Zonolite Company formed and began mining the vermiculite. In 1963, W.R. Grace bought the Zonolite mining operations. The ...
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