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BC Mining Pollution in Kootenai River Increasing

October 8, 2019.  Very recent science from the USGS and EPA has revealed that coal mining pollution flowing south out of Teck Resource'sBritish Columbia coalmines into the Kootenai River is affectingmore than we thought.

This issue has proved to be a major focus at Headwaters Montana over the past year.

Libby Event Canceld

  September 8, 2017.   After consulting with our partners (Montana Trout Unlimited and NPCA) we regret to announce that we have canceled our September 21st Libby event that was intended to explore the mounting Selenium pollution of Lake Koocanusa and the Kootenai River from coalmining in BC.  Lincoln County, Montana, like many areas in Montana is contending with severe wildfire conditions that are not expected to end in the near future.  Over 40 homes have been lost to fire in

Does B.C. Mining Threaten the Kootenai River?

  August 31, 2017.  Join Headwaters Montana, Montana Trout Unlimited, National Parks Conservation Association on Thursday, September 21, 6-9pm, for an evening of science and solutions as we discuss the Selenium pollution of Lake Koocanusa and the Kootenai River by the five Teck coalmines in the Elk River Valley of southeast BC, Canada. 

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