2018 East Helena Project Groundwater Update

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Presentation from April 2018 Public Meeting — 2018 East Helena Project Groundwater Update

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East Helena Corrective Measures Study (CMS) Report

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Presentation from April 2018 Public Meeting — East Helena Corrective Measures Study (CMS) Report

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Notice & Invitation: East Helena Smelter Site Public Meeting & Open House

Notice & Invitation

East Helena Smelter Site Public Meeting & Open House
Offices of the Montana Environmental Trust Group (METG)
325 Manlove Street, East Helena, MT 59635
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Montana Environmental Trust Group (METG), Trustee of the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust, are sponsoring a Public Meeting and Open House on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Representatives from EPA and METG will review the draft Corrective Measures Study Report (the CMS Report) for the East Helena Smelter Site. The CMS Report, prepared by METG, describes the remedial action alternatives for addressing contamination in soil, groundwater, surface water and sediments from the former ASARCO Smelter in East Helena. The meeting will provide the public with an important opportunity to learn about and comment on the CMS Report. The open house will feature informational exhibits about cleanup, redevelopment and community programs and activities.

The CMS Report will be available to the public for review and comment after Wednesday, March 28, 2018. To download a copy of the CMS Report, view this page. Copies of the CMS Report can also be viewed at the East Helena Branch of the Lewis & Clark County Library (16 East Main Street, East Helena) and the East Helena City Hall (306 East Main Street, Room 201, East Helena). Comments on the CMS Report may be provided orally at the public meeting or submitted in writing to the EPA Project Manager, Betsy Burns, by email (to burns.betsy@epa.gov) or by regular mail (to EPA Region 8 Montana Office, 10 W. 15th St., Suite 3200; Helena, MT 59626). The public comment period for the CMS Report ends on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. MDT.

Please join us on Wednesday, April 11th at the Montana Environmental Trust Group (METG) Offices 325 Manlove Street, East Helena, Montana.

Directions to METG Offices:

Manlove Avenue is near the former Asarco Smelter. It is south of Highway 12 and parallels the Highway and the railroad tracks. Manlove Street intersects Highway 282 and is across from American Chemet.

  • From Helena, take Highway 12 east. Make a right onto Highway 282 (at the traffic light). Make a right onto Manlove Street, which is the first street on the right.
  • From Townsend, take Highway 12 west. Make a left onto Highway 282 (at the traffic light). Make a right onto Manlove Street, which is the first street on the right.
  • From Montana City, take Highway 282 north past the Asarco Smelter on the right and the Rodeo Grounds on the left. Make a left onto Manlove Street, which is the last street before Highway 12.

Look for the green modular building with the METG logo on the left!

Refreshments Will Be Served!

EHECTIC Meeting Slides

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September 30, 2015 EHECTIC Meeting Slides

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Public Meeting Presentation

Comments on Draft 2015-2016 Interim Measures Work Plan
Due to EPA by March 6, 2015 (burns.betsy@epa.gov)

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Public Meeting Invitation

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Montana Environmental Trust Group, Trustee of the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust, are sponsoring a Public Meeting and Open House on February 24, 2015 to review the Draft 2015-2016 Interim Measures Work Plan, which describes cleanup plans to be implemented at the former ASARCO Smelter in 2015-2016.

For more information, please download the February 24th Public Meeting Notice and Invitation.

Town Hall Presentation

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March 20th, 2014 Town Hall Presentation Materials, Former ASARCO East Helena Facility

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Contact Lauri Gorton at lg@g-etg.com with questions.

Town Hall Invitation

INVITATION TO TOWN HALL MEETING
FORMER ASARCO SMELTER—EAST HELENA

Invitation To: The Citizens of East Helena & Other Interested Stakeholders
What: Town Hall Meeting To Learn About What’s Going On At Former ASARCO Smelter
When: Thursday, March 20th From 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: METG Offices—325 Manlove Street, East Helena, MT
Hosted By: US Environmental Protection Agency and The Montana Environmental Trust Group (METG)

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Public Meeting Presentation

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December 18, 2013 Slides from Public Meeting, Former ASARCO East Helena Facility (45MB PDF)

Public Meeting Invitation

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Montana Environmental Trust Group, Trustee of the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust, are sponsoring a Public Meeting and Open House on November 14th to review the Draft 2013 Interim Measures Work Plan, which describes cleanup plans to be implemented at the former ASARCO Smelter next year.

For more information, please download the November 14 Public Meeting Notice and Invitation.