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  1. Firefighters use respirators in asbestos-contaminated forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | SFGate

    This selfie photo provided by Nolan Buckingham, shows, from left, Buckingham, Jaime Garcia and Aaron Turner, members of The Chleota firefighting crew July 25, 2018 near a wildfire in an asbestos-contaminated forest in northwestern Montana. The specially trained firefighters must wear respirators to avoid inhaling asbestos fibers and be decontaminated after leaving the fire line.


  2. Mauled in the wood, a grizzly bear researcher walks two miles...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | SFGate

    It was her dream: She would be a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seasonal field assistant working with the small but threatened grizzly bear population of Montana's Cabinet Mountains, a narrow stretch of snow-capped peaks that sprawl more 40 miles. Tucked within the range are glacial lakes, waterfalls and, on the southwest face, swamp creeks.


  3. Mining company challenges its 'bad actor' label in MontanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | SFGate

    In this Feb. 17, 2010, file photo, the snowcapped Cabinet Mountains tower over the lush Kootenai River Valley outside of Libby, Mont. An Idaho mining company is asking a Montana judge to strike down its designation as a "bad actor" over past pollution, saying the label could stall two mines proposed beneath a wilderness area.


  4. Mining companies sue Montana over 'bad actor' decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | SFGate

    This Feb. 17, 2010, file photo shows the snowcapped Cabinet Mountains tower over the lush Kootenai River Valley outside of Libby, Mont. A lawsuit filed against the state of Montana on Friday, March 23, 2018, challenges its decision that an Idaho mining company should pay for past cleanup costs before pursuing new mines beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.


  5. Special court to oversee hundreds of deadly asbestos claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | SFGate

    In this April 28, 2011 file photo, unidentified road workers wear protective gear against possible asbestos contamination as they load material from a road resurfacing project in downtown Libby, Mont. The Montana Supreme Court has issued an order creating an Asbestos Claims Court to oversee hundreds of claims filed on behalf of people who became ill or died due to exposure to asbestos mined at the W.R. Grace mine in the northwestern Montana community.


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