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Montana county reaches financial agreement over Superfund


Added 02-26-20 12:03:02am EST - “A Montana county reached an agreement with a former oil producer to make public health and safety improvements as part of a Superfund cleanup.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Montana county reaches financial agreement over Superfund ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A Montana county reached an agreement with a former oil producer to make public health and safety improvements as part of a Superfund cleanup.

Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Chief Executive Bill Everett announced Tuesday that it reached a financial settlement with Atlantic Richfield Company, The Montana Standard reported.

The wide-ranging agreement includes at least $28.7 million in community development funding over the next 25 years, including about $9 million to be paid within the first year.

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Texas-based Atlantic Richfield said in April that it had spent more than $1.4 billion on the decades-long Butte Superfund cleanup and expected to spend at least $100 million more.

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