News Advisory: Former ASARCO Manager’s House

On Friday, August 24, the former ASARCO manager’s house in East Helena was totally lost to fire.  More than eighty fire fighters responded to a grass fire near the house that, according to officials, was started by a downed power line and aggravated by high winds.

For more information, download the EPA-METG News Advisory – Asarco Manager’s House.

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

Positions Available: Water Treatment Plant Operator and Mechanic, Lincoln, Montana

The Montana Environmental Trust Group (METG), Trustee to the Montana Environmental Custodial Trust, is accepting applications for both a water treatment plant operator and a mechanic near Lincoln, MT. Compensation is from $15 to $22 per hour depending upon experience.

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Request for Qualification (RFQ): Environmental Engineering Consulting Services

METG is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from environmental engineering companies who are interested in upcoming site investigation, cleanup, and demolition work at the East Helena site.  METG is seeking consulting services for the following areas of expertise:

  • Stormwater Engineering
  • Wastewater Engineering
  • Solid Waste Engineering
  • Utility Engineering
  • Remedial Investigation (soil and groundwater) and Remedy Design (groundwater)
  • Natural Resource Planning, Permitting, and Restoration

The SOQs should include information about the consulting company or teaming arrangement, demonstrate an understanding of the project needs and environmental conditions, identify a project manager who will be based in the Helena area, identify support resources (including location) and areas of expertise, provide representative project descriptions, and a minimum of three project client references with contact information. Do not submit pricing information at this time.

The SOQs must be received (electronic only) no later than December 31, 2010 to be considered for inclusion in an upcoming request for proposal (RFP) anticipated in January 2011. Please send SOQ information to