More Cleanup Needed At Mont. WR Grace Site: EPA

Law360, New York (May 4, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday released estimates of asbestos levels in a Montana city where W.R. Grace & Co. operated a mine for 27 years, revealing that a $330 million cleanup effort has reduced exposure but more cleanup is necessary.

The draft toxicity estimates for Libby, Mont., and nearby Troy, when finalized, will be used to inform the EPA’s final risk assessment and cleanup decisions for the Libby Superfund site, which spans both cities, the agency said.

“For more than a decade, EPA has...
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