Diane Hammer discusses her interest in the environment leading up to her work for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). She describes the inner workings of the Environmental Protection Agency, including their funding and prioritization systems. Hammer also discusses arsenic contamination in the Milltown, Montana drinking water and the role of the community in establishing the Milltown Reservoir as a Superfund site. She tracks the Milltown Project evolution through the Milltown Dam Removal and the cleanup and redevelopment of the area.
Environmental Protection Agency; Milltown, Montana; Milltown Dam; Superfund Site; Water Contamination
David Brooks’ Milltown Interviews Oral History Project, OH 428, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound file (00:57:25 min.) digital + 1 transcript (27 p.: 28 cm.)
Hammer, Diane, "Diane Hammer Interview, December 1, 2009" (2009). David Brooks’ Milltown Interviews Oral History Project. 2.