EPA Plans Early Climate Vulnerability Study At Montana Superfund Site

September 11, 2023
EPA says it will take the novel step of conducting a climate vulnerability assessment (CVA) “alongside current Superfund remedial investigation and risk assessment” work at a Montana site, taking the action much earlier than the agency usually does when it conducts such assessments only after completing a remedial investigation. In a Sept. 6 release , Region 8 Administrator KC Becker said the agency is conducting the CVA earlier in the process at the Smurfit-Stone Mill site in Frenchtown, MT, in...

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