Milltown Dam

March 19, 2008--A river to run through it again (LA Times)

Every evening, a 45-car train rumbles away from the Clark Fork River, loaded not with copper, gold or silver ore, but with the toxic legacy of more than a century of mining: tons of contaminated mud from behind an old dam.


October 2007--Removal of dam's toxic mud to begin (US Water News)

A two-year project to move trainloads of accumulated toxic mud from a dam and haul it 90 miles for disposal is set to begin soon. The work is a major step toward the 2008 removal of the century-old Milltown Dam on the Clark Fork River near Missoula.


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