The search for valuable natural products from a most unnatural world
 by Andrea and Don Stierle Most people think of the Berkeley Pit as a large toxic waste lake, an unfortunate relic of Butte’s proud mining heritage. Don and Andrea Stierle, however, see the Pit as something more. Like most of their Natural Products Chemistry colleagues, the Stierles could be […]

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Meet the 2006 Science Fair Award Winners

The Berkeley Pit Education Committee awarded $50 savings bonds to five grade school students and a $250 bond to one high school student who competed in the 2006 Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair. Each of their Fair projects (see below) explored important topics related to the Berkeley Pit and mine waste cleanup technologies. Congratulations to everyone who competed in […]

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Meet the 2005 Science Fair Award Winners

Each year the Berkeley Pit Public Education Committee awards $50 savings bonds to grade-school students and a $250 savings bond to one high school student who compete in the Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair. To qualify for the awards, the science fair project must explore a topic related to the Berkeley Pit or a mine waste cleanup technology. Sam […]

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Meet Our 2004 science fair winners

The Committee awarded $50 savings bonds to four grade-school students and a $250 bond to one high school student who competed in the 2003 Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair. Each of their Fair projects explored important topics related to the Berkeley Pit and mine waste cleanup technologies. The Committee will offer awards again at the 2005 Science Fair, and […]

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Meet Our 2003 science fair winners


PitWatch Issue Volume 8, Number 1 The Committee awarded $50 savings bonds to four grade-school students and a $250 bond to one high school student who competed in the 2003 Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair. Each of their Fair projects explored important topics related to the Berkeley Pit and mine waste cleanup technologies. The Committee will offer awards again […]

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