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Montana's Delegation Should Oppose Asbestos Industry Bill

Alex Formuzis | Posted 12.09.2015 | Green
Alex Formuzis

Congress is considering legislation that would delay or deny compensation from the trust funds asbestos companies set up to pay victims and their families.

EPA Blamed For Asbestos Study Delay

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Internal investigators faulted the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday for years of delays in completing health studi...

'It's Like Phoenix Rising From The Ashes'

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grass and freshly planted trees are sprouting in a new town park that sits atop the site of a vermiculite plant that once spe...

Asbestos Victims Win Massive Settlement

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — A Montana judge has approved a $43 million settlement for more than a thousand asbestos victims who said state officials knew ...

New Danger Found In Asbestos-Plagued Town

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

LIBBY, Mont. — For a decade, the people of Libby have longed for the day when they will be rid of the asbestos that turned their town into the d...

Health Risk Remains In Asbestos-Plagued Montana Town

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 07.04.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A preliminary study of an asbestos-plagued Montana town indicates health dangers remain in some areas already addressed in a federa...

Researchers Seek Past Students From Toxic Mine Town

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SPOKANE, Wash. — Researchers have embarked on an ambitious study to track the health of thousands of high school graduates over a half century i...

Asbestos In Libby Montana: Emergency Declared By EPA

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The declaration is the first issued by the agency, which has grappled with the "toxic legacy" of a mine outside Libby, Montana, since 1999, Administra...