Butte Locals Dive Into Draft Superfund Cleanup Plan
Tuesday night the Environmental Protection Agency organized what it called a “public availability session and workshop” in Butte to give locals a different kind of opportunity to learn about the proposed Superfund cleanup that was unveiled last month.
Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency will be in Butte again Tuesday, June 12 for what they’re calling a “public availability session and workshop” on the proposed Superfund cleanup plan made public at the end of May.
Superfund Coordinator Spells Out What Proposed Cleanup Means For Butte
Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled some details about the proposed Superfund cleanup for Butte. This week I had a chance to interview Butte-Silver Bow County Superfund coordinator Jon Sesso at Foreman’s Park in Butte to find out what that plan might mean for the town.
More Details, Questions About Newly Released Butte Superfund Cleanup Plan
In January, after 12 years of secret negotiations, top officials from the US Environmental Protection Agency came to Butte and said they now have a plan to finish the Mining City’s Superfund cleanup in just six years. They said the parties responsible for that had reached agreement on what it should include and who would pay for it.