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Driscoll, Paul

Libby Asbestos Superfund Advisory Team to meet September 7

HELENA – The Libby Asbestos Superfund Advisory Team will meet Friday, September 7, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Helena at the Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s Cedar Street location, and in Libby at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Attendees also may participate remotely by phone or online.


The team was established by the 2017 Legislature to enhance communication among stakeholders of the Libby Asbestos Superfund Cleanup. In addition, the Advisory Team will advise Montana DEQ on administration of the Libby Asbestos Cleanup Trust Fund and operation and maintenance accounts. As cleanup nears its end in many of the Operable Units of the Libby Asbestos Site, Montana DEQ and EPA will work with the Advisory Team and the community to establish institutional controls and define operations and maintenance activities appropriate to protect the cleanup in Libby. 


Advisory Team members are:

Director of the Department of Environmental Quality, Tom Livers (Chairman)

Lincoln County Commissioner: Mark Peck

Citizen of Lincoln County: George Jamison

One member of the Montana House of Representatives: Rep. Steve Gunderson

One member of the Montana Senate: Sen. Chas Vincent

The meeting agenda and other details are available at:

Conference ID Number for remote attendance: 615016

By phone: 406-444-4647 (local) 833-821-3112 (toll-free)

By Skype:

For more information, please contact: Karen Ogden, 406-444-6360 or or visit:


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