Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Ledger Looking Back: 12/23/1998

DECEMBER 23, 1998

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) continued to internally process possible permit violations and water quality violations against Golden Sunlight Mine, but fines would not be calculated or agreed upon until the end of January 1999. In the meantime, Golden Sunlight reported that its remediation efforts had successfully identified and contained contamination from an apparent leak at a tailings impoundment site within Golden Sunlight property.

The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department was one of more than a dozen volunteer fire departments in southwest Montana...


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