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Butte Planning To Spend $14m In Redevelopment Funds

Uptown Butte, looking north, at the intersection of Main Street and Park Street in April, 2006.
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Uptown Butte, looking north, at the intersection of Main Street and Park Street in April, 2006.

The board that’s in charge of $14 million for community redevelopment related to the Butte Superfund settlement said this week that it only intends to use interest that money is earning to fund local grant requests. Reporter Susan Dunlap has been following the board for the Montana Standard, and joined us earlier to explain what it’s doing.

Susan Dunlap is a reporter for the Montana Standard in Butte. She joined us to talk about the Superfund Advisory and Redevelopment Trust Authority. You can find a her coverage of the redevelopment funds at the Montana Standard website.

 

Eric Whitney is NPR's Mountain West/Great Plains Bureau Chief, and was the former news director for Montana Public Radio.