Peter Nielsen discusses his initial interest in the drawdown process and the water quality of the Montana Milltown Reservoir during the 1980s. He describes the formation of the Clark Fork Coalition, his work with the organization, and his interactions with Trout Unlimited, the Montana Power Company, ARCO, and the Two Rivers Restoration Plan. Nielsen also discusses the community input in the Milltown Dam removal project, the Friends of the Two Rivers, and the Milltown Superfund cleanup and restoration project.
Milltown, Montana; Milltown Reservoir; Two Rivers Restoration Plan; 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 (01:35:00 min.) digital + 1 transcript (40 p.: 28 cm.)
Nielsen, Peter, "Peter Nielsen Interview, October 14, 2011" (2011). David Brooks’ Milltown Interviews Oral History Project. 8.