Current Public Comments:
|Name/Title||Deadline||Related Documents||Public Meeting|
|East Helena ASARCO Smelter Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Checklist||
Written comments are due on Monday, February 11, 2019 by 5:00 PM and should be sent via email to [email protected] with “East Helena Restoration Plan” in the subject line, or via U.S. Mail to the Montana Natural Resource Damage Program, 1720 9th Ave., P.O. Box 201425, Helena, MT 59620-1425, (406) 444-0205, Attn: East Helena Restoration Plan Comments. For more information please contact Alicia Stickney, [email protected], (406)444-1346.
The State of Montana Natural Resource Damage Program has prepared a restoration plan to address injuries to natural resources from the ASARCO East Helena Smelter. The NRDP is seeking public comments on the restoration plan for the allocation of approximately $5.9 million in funding.
|Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM
City of East Helena Fireman’s Hall, 2 E. Pacific St.
|NRDP Funding Recommendation for Purchase of the Clark Fork River Ranch January 2019||All comments are due February 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM
Send all comments to the Natural Resource Damage Program, P.O. Box 201425, Helena, MT 59620-1425, faxed to (406) 444-0236, or emailed to [email protected]
NRDP is working with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), and a local landowner to purchase the 2,650-acre Clark Fork River Ranch (CFRR) which contains five river miles of the Clark Fork River.
|January 16, 2019 at 1:00 PM, Deer Lodge Elks
230 Main St
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Past Public Comments:
|Name/Title||Response to Comments|
|Garrity Mountain WMA Addition – Draft EA (FWP Public Comment)||Garrity Mountain WMA Addition – FWP Decision Notice|
|NRDP Funding Recommendation for Purchase of Graveley-Warm Springs Conservation Easements||Graveley-Warm Springs response to public comments January 2019|
|Proposed Settlement for the Carpenter-Snow Creek Mining District National Priorities List Site (Blue Tee Settlement)||not yet available|
|UCFRB Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources Restoration Plans 2018 Draft Update|
|NRDP Funding Recommendation for Purchase of the Buxbaum-Boulder Creek Conservation Easement||Buxbaum Response to Comments – 9/06/2018|
|2018 Restoration Plan Update||Draft Response to Project Abstracts & Public Comments for the 2018 Update to the UCFRB Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources Restoration Plans|