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"A s these surface mines have expanded, so has the volume of their selenium-laden water discharges to nearby stream and rivers. The increase in water pollution … all point to the same conclusion, that is, the Elk River watershed is now at a tipping point."

Dennis Lemly, a research associate professor at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, discussing selenium levels in British Columbia's Elk River watershed from open-pit coal mines.
- Toronto Globe and Mail

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux provides a preview of titles from HumanitiesMontana 15th Festival of the Book

10/1/2014

Mountain West Perspectives
Montana releases draft statewide water management plan


10/16/2014

Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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