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Montana Pole and Treating Plant

Nora Saks


  State environmental regulators say a former wood treatment plant in Butte needs a new cleanup plan to make the toxic site safer for both people and groundwater.

DEQ project manager Dave Bowers discusses the water treatment facility at the Montana Pole and Treating Plant Superfund site in Butte. July 20, 2018.
Nora Saks

Final cleanup and construction on Butte’s smallest Superfund site, the Montana Pole and Treating Plant, continues to be pushed back.