Montana to remove Soda Butte Creek from list of impaired streams

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Montana environmental officials plan to remove Soda Butte Creek from a list of impaired streams next year, a move that follows major abandoned mine cleanups they say fixed water quality problems there.

Officials with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality said the stream that flows into the northeastern corner of Yellowstone National Park now meets standards for heavy metals that had long tainted it.

LINK (via: Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

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