BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone County has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a case brought by a former courthouse janitor who eventually died of mesothelioma.
The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1NzxVbk ) the county reached the settlement in November with the estate of Lauren DuPuis, who filed a civil complaint saying he was exposed to asbestos while he worked at the county courthouse a
Federal officials say their final analysis of a Montana community wracked by deadly asbestos contamination shows a costly and much-criticized cleanup is working — even though about 700 properties have yet to be investigated.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Residents of a Montana mining community where thousands have been sickened by asbestos exposure will weigh in this week on a proposal to leave the dangerous material behind in many houses and buildings.
The Environmental Protection Agency has spent more than $540 million to date removing asbestos from the neighboring towns of Libby and Troy in northwest Montana...
A convicted killer and an accomplice from Washington State were nabbed at the Home Depot parking lot last Thursday with a pound of meth.
A challenge to allow drilling near Glacier National Park.
Controversial clean-up plan for Libby to be announced today...