The toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund Site in Butte, Montana is part of the largest Superfund complex in the United States.

A single father of four gathers his kids and his grandfather for a family portrait. The family lives within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund Site in Butte, Montana. The pit is part of the largest Superfund site in the United States.

Butte, Montana is home to the Berkeley Pit, the largest most intractable Superfund site in the United States. President Trump's EPA is promising to clean up the town of Butte, but some locals are skeptical.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site. The pit is part of the largest complex of Superfund sites in the U.S.

The water treatment plant at the Berkeley Pit, still under construction. It's hoped that it will pump and treat 7 million gallons a day of the contaminated water.

The son of a single father of four stands inside the door with the family dog. The family lives within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site in Butte, Montana.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father and his four kids live within blocks of the toxic Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

In Butte, Montana, a single father, his four children, and his grandfather, a retired Butte miner (pictured here) live about a mile from the Berkeley Pit Superfund site.

 

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