Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks in cooperation with the Kootenai River Network is hosting a public meeting on August 14 to discuss the impacts of coal mining activities in the British Columbia portion of the Kootenai River and its impacts on water quality in Lake Koocanusa. A panel of experts from Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Environment, and Teck Coal will discuss the impacts of selenium on the Lake Koocanusa fishery, ongoing monitoring efforts, and plans to reduce selenium associated with continued mining operations.
The public forum is open to everyone and is scheduled for Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 5 pm. at the Lincoln Electric Office at 500 Osloski Road, Eureka.
For Questions Contact Jim Dunnigan (MT FWP) 293-4161 ext. 200.