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Valley Drive Abandoned Slurry

Site Contact:
Paul Peronard
On-Scene Coordinator


Site Location:
185 West Valley Drive
Flathead County
Kalispell, MT 59901

EPA received a report of 11 large abandoned tanks containing possibly 50,000 gallons of an asphalt sealer (bitumen slurry) in Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana. This material threatens Ashley Creek, Flathead Lake and local groundwater resources. The report was received on July 14, 2022 via the National Response Center (800-424-8802).

EPA is coordinating with County officials, contacting the property owner and planning to deploy a response team.