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EPA in Montana

Cleanups in Montana

Brownfields

Brownfields are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. Cleaning up and reinvesting in these properties protects the environment, reduces blight, and takes development pressures off green spaces and working lands.

A Target Brownfields Assessment (TBA) is a free service the EPA Region 8 Brownfields Team provides to communities to support their eligible brownfields projects. These services include brownfield inventories, area-wide planning, site environmental assessments and investigations, and site cleanup planning.

To learn more about brownfields in Montana, visit Brownfields and Land Revitalization in Region 8.

Corrective Action Sites in Montana

EPA and the State of Montana run the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action program to work with hazardous waste facilities to investigate and clean up any release of hazardous waste into the soil, groundwater, surface water and air.

Site Name City County Reports Available Map Site
Asarco - METG - East Helena Smelter Helena Lewis and Clark Superfund | RCRA | ECHO Map It
Burlington Northern Paradise Tie Plant Paradise Sanders RCRA | ECHO Map It
Calumet Montana Refining Great Falls Cascade RCRA | ECHO Map It
CHS Inc Laurel Refinery Laurel Yellowstone RCRA | ECHO Map It
ConocoPhillips Billings Refinery Billings Yellowstone RCRA | ECHO Map It
ConocoPhillips Company Billings - Land Treatment Unit Billings Yellowstone County RCRA | ECHO Map It
ExxonMobil - Billings Refinery Billings Yellowstone RCRA | ECHO Map It
Flying J Transportation Inc Cut Bank Glacier RCRA | ECHO Map It
Loveland Products Inc. Billings Yellowstone RCRA | ECHO Map It
Malmstrom Air Force Base Malmstrom AFB Cascade RCRA | ECHO Map It
Solvay - Silver Bow Plant Butte Silver Bow RCRA | ECHO Map It

Superfund Sites in Montana

Superfund is the federal government's program to clean up the nation's uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. EPA is committed to ensuring that these hazardous waste sites are cleaned up to protect the environment and the health of all Americans.

Site Name City County NPL Status
ACM Smelter and Refinery Black Eagle Cascade Final NPL
Anaconda Aluminum Co Columbia Falls Reduction Plant Columbia Falls Flathead Final NPL
Anaconda Co. Smelter Anaconda Deer Lodge Final NPL
Barker Hughesville Mining District Monarch Cascade/Judith Basin Final NPL
Basin Mining Area Basin Jefferson Final NPL
Burlington Northern Livingston Shop Complex Livingston Park Removed from Proposed NPL
Burlington Northern (Somers Plant) Somers Flathead Removed from Proposed NPL
Carpenter Snow Creek Mining District Neihart Cascade Final NPL
East Helena Site East Helena Lewis and Clark Final NPL
Flat Creek IMM Superior Mineral Final NPL
Idaho Pole Co. Bozeman Gallatin Final NPL
Libby Asbestos Libby Lincoln Final NPL
Libby Ground Water Contamination Libby Lincoln Final NPL
Lockwood Solvent Billings Yellowstone Final NPL
Milltown Reservoir Sediments Milltown Missoula Final NPL
Montana Pole and Treating Butte Silver Bow Final NPL
Mouat Industries Columbus Sillwater Final NPL
Silver Bow Creek/Butte Area Butte Silver Bow/Deer Lodge Final NPL
Smurfit-Stone Mill Missoula Missoula Proposed NPL
Upper Tenmile Creek Helena Lewis and Clark Final NPL

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