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Buildings Stand In The Way Of Butte Cleanup Efforts

The Parrot Smelter operated between 1891 and 1899
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The Parrot Smelter operated between 1891 and 1899

Some Silver Bow County shop buildings have to move to make way for a major environmental cleanup in Butte. Moving the buildings is proving difficult for a number of reasons. The situation is raising concerns about government transparency, the environment and some good old-fashioned election year politics.
The Montana Standard has followed the story from the beginning. Editor David McCumber now joins us with the latest.

 

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