The Environmental Protection Agency says it’s safe again to live in Libby , Montana . That postcard-pretty mountain town has faced years of stigma. That’s because dust from an asbestos mine blew onto Libby for decades and was responsible for the deaths of an estimated 400 locals in the 1990s alone.
Libby , Montana , is the site of one of America’s worst man-made environmental disasters. Toxic asbestos dust from the vermiculite mines that helped the town prosper for decades has killed hundreds of residents, sickening thousands more.
Libby averages 49 inches of snow per year.
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Top Attractions in Libby Kootenai Falls & Swinging Bridge. 353 reviews. McGinnis Meadows Cattle and Guest Ranch. 157 reviews. Libby Dam Visitor Center. 59 reviews. Kootenai National Forest. 9 reviews. Turner Mountain Ski Area. 12 reviews. Lake Koocanusa Scenic Byway. 11 reviews. Libby Heritage Museum. 20 reviews. Leigh Lake. 4 reviews.
After being on display for at least a decade in a Washington, D.C., museum, the cabin where Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski lived outside Lincoln is set to return to the possession of the FBI — unless the state historical society can bring it back to Montana. Kaczynski’s cabin has been at the Newseum since 2008.
Montana shares 14 Canadian border crossings with British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan provinces along its 545 mile, 877 kilometer, northern border. The most heavily travelled ports are Sweetgrass, Roosville and Piegan.