Lincoln County asbestos cleanup to be turned over to county, state officials

Lincoln County asbestos cleanup to be turned over to county, state officials

Source: https://www.kxlh.com, October 2, 2019
By: Maren Siu

A Montana lawmaker says the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is still on track to hand over responsibility for Libby asbestos monitoring to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Lincoln County, capping nearly 20-years of cleanup.

Millions of dollars have been spent eradicating asbestos from decades of operations at the WR Grace Mine, which spread contamination throughout Libby and Troy. Read more.

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