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Superfund Session In Butte Draws Hundreds

The Berkeley pit in Butte, Montana, as seen from above.
The Berkeley pit in Butte, Motana.

This week hundreds of people in Butte got a long-awaited chance to talk Superfund issues with the EPA and state and local leaders. The event was co-sponsored by the Montana Standard newspaper. Susan Dunlap is the Standard’s natural resource reporter. She was at the meeting and joins us now.

Susan Dunlap is the natural resources reporter at the Montana Standard. See more of her coverage of this week’s “Restore our creek” meeting here:

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