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By Roger Dey
Blackfoot Valley Dispatch 

Cleanup work to to resume at UBMC, but funding, timeline for completion uncertain


Roger Dey

An area along the Blackfoot River about midway between the UBMC water treametn plant and the EE/CA clean up boundary shows layers of contaminated material washed downstream in 1975.

Personnel from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Montana Natural Resource Damage Program and U.S. Forest Service provided an update on the status of the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex mine waste cleanup operation during the June 19 meeting of the Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council in Lincoln.

Work to clean up mine waste at the UBMC is expected to resume in July, after a nea...

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