Russell Forba discusses his role as an Environmental Protection Agency project manager in the removal of the Montana Milltown Dam, as well as the various stages that a Superfund project must go through. He describes mediations between the Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Montana, ARCO BP, and Northwestern Energy during the removal process, and how legal, political, environmental, and economic factors affected each of these groups’ actions throughout their involvement with the Superfund project. Forba also discusses the Milltown Dam removal project in terms of human health, the support of Judy Martz, and the presence of endangered species.
Milltown, Montana; Milltown Dam removal; Milltown Superfund project
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 (01:09:47 min.) digital + 1 transcript (16 p.: 28 cm.)
Forba, Russell W., "Russell W. Forba Interview, June 15, 2011" (2011). David Brooks’ Milltown Interviews Oral History Project. 7.