U.N. officials to visit U.S. & Canadian Flathead next week

This item appeared in yesterday’s online edition of the Daily Inter Lake. Presumably, we will be getting more details over the next few days . . .

Two scientists from the United Nations will visit Glacier National Park and Canada the week of Sept. 21 to see for themselves the potential impacts of mining in the Canadian Flathead.

The delegates are expected to tour the area the first three days with scientists from Glacier National Park and the Flathead Lake Biological Station. Biological Station scientists have been monitoring water quality in the basin.

The rest of the week the scientists are expected to meet with Canadian officials.

The trip was brought about by a petition earlier this year to have Glacier listed as a World Heritage Site in Danger.

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