Russell W. Forba Interview, June 15, 2011

Interviewee

Russell W. Forba

Interviewer

David Brooks

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Milltown, Montana; Milltown Dam removal; Milltown Superfund project

Original Date

6-15-2011

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

David Brooks Milltown Interviews Oral History Project, OH 428, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 428-007

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (01:09:47 min.) digital + 1 transcript (16 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:09:47 minutes

Local Filename

OH_428_007.mp3; OH_428_007.pdf

Russell W. Forba Interview, June 15, 2011

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