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Butte, MT. – Atlantic Richfield applauds the City and County of Butte-Silver Bow (BSB) in concluding its public review process and in authorizing BSB to enter the Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit (BPSOU) Consent Decree (CD).
Atlantic Richfield Pre-Design Investigation at Diggings East
Atlantic Richfield Company is currently conducting a pre-design investigation to further characterize the groundwater below the open space area known as Diggings East.
The investigation includes performing a groundwater pumping test from a recently installed well. The information obtained from this investigation will be used in construction planning for stormwater basins at Diggings East; and in the design of systems to collect contaminated groundwater before it reaches Blacktail or Silver Bow Creek.
As a result of this work, George St. will be temporarily closed to through traffic on Friday, August 7, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and again from 7:00 AM Monday, August 10, through 5:00 PM Thursday, August 13, to allow safe mobilization of equipment and personnel and performance of the pumping test.
All parties involved thank you for your patience and understanding during completion of this pre-design investigation.