Butte is poised for a lot of action this year. It’s a town going through a major transition while wrestling with big questions about its future. Our goal is to follow these developments closely and to look at Butte with a fresh perspective. We want to get to the heart of what’s going on, and you can help us get it right.
If you don’t know Butte, you might have heard it’s one of the biggest toxic messes in the country. But now, the mining city is on the verge of sealing a deal that could clean it up once and for all.
So how did we get here? What comes after Superfund? And who gets to decide?
Find out on Richest Hill, a new podcast from Montana Public Radio coming in early 2019.