Rep. Richard Pombo has inserted a provision in the House
budget bill that will reform United States mining law to allow for
the selling off of public lands
by Michelle Burkhart,
Nov 28, 2005
An unlikely group of activists is championing a new bill to protect the Mojave Desert. But even if it passes, large swaths of once empty land will be developed.
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Apr 22, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce haze from air pollution near national parks and wilderness; some coal-fired power plants are cleaning up their act and others will shut down.
by Cally Carswell,
Nov 13, 2011
Seth Shteir is appalled at the prospect of a gigantic
landfill planned for the fragile desert landscape next to Joshua
Tree National Park.
by Seth Shteir,
Jun 16, 2008
The birds in California’s Joshua Tree National Park will need human help to survive climate change.
by Seth Shteir ,
Jul 09, 2009