Anaconda-Deer Lodge County

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Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Montana

800 Main St
Anaconda, MT 59711
Phone: (406) 563-4060
Fax: (406) 563-4001

In southwestern MT, west of Butte; original county; organized Feb 2, 1865 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Descriptive of the area where deer came to the salt licks

Area (sq mi):: 741.16 (land 736.98; water 4.19) Population per square mile: 12.10
Population 2005: 8,948 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 -8.40% Population 2000: 9,417 (White 94.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 42.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,580; median household $26,305; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,020-$21,417
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Chief Executive Bill Everett said EPA's methods made little sense and he added that Anaconda kids are diggers.
Similarly, Anaconda-Deer Lodge County chief executive Bill Everett said that in 2016 the county arranged that the money the county needs to manage Superfund, by paying for both a county staff person and outside consultants, would be "100 percent picked up by ARCO," in 2017.
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County is on the brink of an agreement with Atlantic Richfield Company that means the company will pay the county millions of dollars over the next 100 years.
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Superfund Coordinator Carl Nyman said he cannot yet divulge the exact price tag on how much the county will receive from ARCO.
The board also has asked the Environmental Protection Agency for a $250,000 line of credit as an interim subsidy until Arco reaches a final settlement of its Superfund case with Anaconda-Deer Lodge County.