Draft 2014 Interim Measures Work Plan

Now Available:

December 9, 2013 Draft 2014 Interim Measures Work Plan Former ASARCO East Helena Facility (11MB PDF)

Project Design Documents

Two PDF documents:

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.

Draft Preliminary Conceptual Redevelopment Plans

Former ASARCO Property, East Helena

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Upper Lake Drawdown Technical Memorandum

The Montana Environmental Trust Group is conducting an Upper Lake drawdown test at the former ASARCO smelter site (the plant site) in East Helena, Montana.  The purpose of this test is to simulate, at least partially, the effects of eliminating recharge from Upper lake on plant site groundwater levels, flow rates, and contaminant loading to groundwater.

For more information, download the Upper Lake Tech Memo (7MB PDF).

Open House and Stakeholder Review of Redevelopment Plans

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust (the Custodial Trust) will hold a public open house on October 3, 2012 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Custodial Trust’s new offices in East Helena.  The purpose of the open house is to review the most recent conceptual plans for potential future redevelopment of the former ASARCO properties in East Helena.

For more information, download the October 3, 2012 Open House Invitation.

Final 2012 Interim Measures Work Plan

Former ASARCO East Helena Facility Interim Measures Work Plan—Overview of Proposed Interim Measures and Details of 2012 Activities.

Download this file as a 22MB PDF

Public Meeting Presentation

Download the Slideshow from the East Helena Public Meeting and Open House on June 20, 2012

Download this file as a 2MB PDF

East Helena Smelter Public Meeting and Open House
Where: East Valley Volunteer Fire Department Station House
2694 Valley Drive, East Helena, MT 59635
When:   6:30 – 8:30 PM, June 20, 2012

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust (the Custodial Trust) are sponsoring a Public Meeting and Open House on June 20th. Representatives from EPA and the Custodial Trust will review the 2012 Interim Measures Work Plan, which describes cleanup plans to be implemented at the former ASARCO Smelter later this year.

For more information, download the June 2012 Public Meeting Notice and Invitation.

Opportunities & Constraints Plans

Download the Opportunities & Constraints Plan, part of the redevelopment planning study for the East Helena Smelter.  This is a two part document, with both links below.

O&C Plan (Part 1) (7.69MB PDF)

O&C Plan (Part 2) (7.37MB PDF)

Resource Conservation and Redevelopment Act (RCRA) Overview

Download a presentation overviewing RCRA corrective action and how it pertains to the East Helena site.

Introduction to RCRA (801KB PDF)