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Libby Montana

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...