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Final load of mine waste removed from UBMC

Representatives from the partner agencies involved in the cleanup of Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex gathered at the repository along Highway 279 Thursday, Sept. 5 to celebrate the arrival of the final load of contaminated material from cleanup effort that began actively removing waste from the Mike Horse area in 2014.

"The hauling is done," said Dave Bowers, the UBMC Project Manager for DEQ. "High...


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