Public Meeting Presentation

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

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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)

Montana Settlement Agreement

Download the Montana Settlement Agreement (PDF)

Public Meeting Presentation

Download the Slides from the January 18, 2012 Public Meeting and Open House (11MB PDF)

Download the Proposed Interim Measure for: South Plant Hydraulic Control, East Helena, Montana (7MB PDF)

Final Baseline Ecological Risk Assessment

Download the Baseline Ecological Risk Assessment (BERA) for the East Helena Site. (59MB PDF)

Prickly Pear Creek (PPC) Fact Sheet

Download the PDF Fact Sheet containing information about:

  • Background
  • Existing Water Control Structures
  • What is the Upper Lake (UL) Aquifer Test?
  • Prickly Pear Creek (PPC) Studies
  • Cleanup Activities and Interim Measures
  • Current Concerns About Prickly Pear Creek (PPC)
  • How Will Clean Up Plans Improve Prickly Pear Creek (PPC)?
  • Interested in More Information?

Request For Proposals for Redevelopment Plans & Studies

Notice: Please be advised that the deadline for submission of responses to the Request for Proposals for Redevelopment Plans & Studies, East Helena, MT has been extended to July 11 at 5:00 pm Mountain Time. Responses should be submitted electronically to Cynthia Brooks at with a copy to Maggie Dolan at

Request For Proposals for Redevelopment Plans & Studies, Former ASARCO Smelter, East Helena, Montana, Issued by the Montana Environmental Trust Group, LLC, Trustee of the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust, June 8, 2011.

We’ve created a Q&A page for the Redevelopment RFP. Click to learn more

Public Meeting Presentation

View the 32 slide presentation from Montana Environmental Trust Group’s Annual Meeting on Feb 24th, 2011. (3.9MB PDF)