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UM research: Mining pollutants entering Elk River drainage in southeast B.C.

UM research: Mining pollutants entering Elk River drainage in southeast B.C.

WHITEFISH — A study by University of Montana researchers shows that pollutants leaching into the heavily mined Elk River drainage in southeastern British Columbia have reached alarming levels, particularly as a metal-like element called selenium threatens critical fish habitat in Canada, as …

March 24, 2013 12:21 pmLoading…
Canada mining expansion prompts fears of pollution flowing into Montana

Canada mining expansion prompts fears of pollution flowing into Montana

Expansion plans at some Canadian coal mines have alarmed American officials over the amount of heavy metals pollution that could be flowing across the international border into Montana.

December 22, 2012 7:05 pm Related

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Naturopathic Medicine: Look to whole foods for vitamins

It is very common to hear news about the result of research regarding a health issue, vitamin or medication. It can also be confusing to understand the information, let alone apply it to everyday life.

December 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
With gauges, vials and bowl, Natrona County keeps tabs on selenium

With gauges, vials and bowl, Natrona County keeps tabs on selenium

CASPER, Wyo. -- With his camo waders, backpack and other gear, Sean McGuire went hunting Monday.

November 10, 2011 12:05 amLoading…
Water samples

Water samples

Sean McGuire of InterTech takes water samples in the North Platte River near Paradise Valley on Monday morning. McGuire and Lisa Ogden, district manager of the Natrona County Conservation District, spent the morning taking water samples from various places around Natrona County to test for c…

November 09, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Natrona County Conservation District gets OK for grant to study selenium

CASPER, Wyo. — Like a lot of things, the element selenium is good in small amounts and bad in large amounts. Natrona County has it bad.

November 05, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Cheyenne refinery faces selenium discharge limit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A new Wyoming wastewater permit will require Frontier Refining to do more intensive testing and limit the amount of selenium it releases into Cow Creek.

October 09, 2011 4:18 pmLoading…

Ground pollution a concern in Helena

HELENA - Five new monitoring wells have been drilled amid concern about spreading arsenic and selenium pollution in the ground beneath East Helena.

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