East Helena Greenway Project Fact Sheet, December 2020

METG has transferred over 320 acres of former ASARCO lands to the Prickly Pear Land Trust (PPLT) for the Greenway Project along Prickly Pear Creek. Review the fact sheet prepared jointly by PPLT and METG to learn more about the long-envisioned Greenway Project.

Download the fact sheet here (PDF)

This map shows the parcels conveyed to the Prickly Pear Land Trust for development of the Greenway Project 8-mile trail system.

Our Cleanup and Redevelopment Update Presented at Dec. 8, 2020 Virtual Meeting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Montana Environmental Trust Group (METG), Trustee of the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust, updated the community on cleanup and redevelopment activities at the former ASARCO East Helena Smelter Facility during a Dec. 8, 2020, virtual public meeting.

Please download the Public Meeting presentation here (PDF).

Virtual Public Meeting Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.: An Update on Former ASARCO East Helena Smelter Facility

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Montana Environmental Trust Group LLC (METG), Trustee of the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust, are hosting a virtual Public Meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 7 p.m. to update the community on cleanup and redevelopment activities at the former ASARCO East Helena Smelter Facility.

Join online or by phone. See details in the flyer.

Download the flyer here (PDF).

Update on Corrective Measures to Address Arsenic in Groundwater

We prepared this October 2020 fact sheet with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide an update on cleanup actions to address arsenic contamination in groundwater at the East Helena Site. The fact sheet explains corrective measures taken to date, as well as next steps and future plans.

Download the fact sheet here (PDF)

Update on Groundwater Conditions at former East Helena Smelter

Our efforts to address contamination left by lead smelting at the former ASARCO facility have significantly improved groundwater quality in East Helena. We share our recent results in an October 27, 2020 presentation.
Download our presentation (PDF).

2020 Corrective Measures Study (CMS) Report Addendum

Now Available:
Corrective Measures Study (CMS) Report Addendum for the East Helena Facility, prepared October 2020. This addendum finalizes the 2018 draft CMS report, linked here.

Download the addendum here.

 

2019 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report

Now Available:
2019 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report, East Helena Facility, Prepared August 2020

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2018 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report

Now Available:
2018 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report, East Helena Facility, Prepared December 2019

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2017 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report

Now Available:
2017 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report, East Helena Facility, Prepared December 2018

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2015-2016 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report

Now Available:
2015-2016 East Helena Groundwater Monitoring Report, East Helena Facility, Prepared December 2017

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