Toxic: The Mess at Smurfit-Stone

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

6 episodes of Toxic: The Mess at Smurfit-Stone since the first episode, which aired on July 24th, 2020.

  • Episode 6: Part Two: Is it Leaking?

    May 11th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  17 mins 22 secs
    smurfit stone cleanup
  • Episode 5: Presentation Part One: Is it Safe?

    April 27th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 28 secs
    smurfit stone cleanup
  • Episode 4: The Fish Consumption Advisory Update

    May 27th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 48 secs
    awareness, clark fork, conservation, environment, fish consumption, missoula, montana, rivers, smurfit-stone, toxic

    In this episode, we join Fish, Wildlife, & Parks biologist David Scmetterling, and the Clark Fork Coalition's John DeArment for an update to the fish consumption advisory that was issued in December 2020, how that affects aquatic life, our community, and what we should do about it.

  • Episode 3: "A Restoration Slam Dunk!"

    October 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 33 secs
    clark fork coalition, pintler group, podcast

    In this episode, learn about what you can do to help the Clark Fork Coalition clean this mess up!

  • Episode 2: David vs. Goliath

    August 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 59 secs
    clark fork coalition, environmental protection agency, international paper, missoula, montana, smurfit-stone, westrock

    Clearly there's a mess at Smurfit-Stone, but exactly how bad is the mess and who is responsible for the cleanup?

  • Episode 1: Dumps, Discharge and Dioxins: The History of Smurfit-Stone

    July 24th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  26 mins 3 secs
    clark fork coalition, environmental protection agency, missoula water quality, smurfit-stone mill

    How did the Smurfit-Stone mill site become such a contaminated toxic mess? In this episode, we talk with former Missoula County Water Quality District Supervisor Peter Nielsen. He recounts a 26 year career focused on the Clark Fork River. If you're curious about the history of Smurfit-Stone and how we got to where we are today, this episode is for you.