Richard Pombo wants new offshore drilling; Nevada gold
mines spew mercury across West; grazing fees don’t pay for
program; judge slams Forest Service over refusal to look at
environmental impacts of fire retardant
by Matt Jenkins,
Nov 28, 2005
Judith Lewis, Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk mining politics. Plus, an audio postcard from a California ghost town inhabited by pikas.
by Cally Carswell,
Apr 22, 2010
Voters will decide if Nevada should finally increase the taxes mining companies pay
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Jun 24, 2013
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking: Green detective, Healthcare for the hard up, Developing to stop development, Low carbon brews and more.
by Jodi Peterson, Ray Ring, Terray Sylvester, Jonathan Thompson, ,
Mar 10, 2009
The same Western voters who re-elected President George W.
Bush and his anti-environmental record also voted for environmental
ballot measures and green-leaning candidates.
by Greg Hanscom,
Nov 22, 2004
A Canadian mining company, the Fremont Gold Corporation,
plans to dig 200 test pits for a possible mining operation five
miles from the South Pass National Historic Landmark in Wyoming,
where wagon trains once traveled
by Brodie Farquhar,
May 16, 2005
Army Corps of Engineers will have to release water from
Columbia and Snake river dams to help salmon; Montana mining ban is
not a property "taking"; kinks in plan to drill for natural gas at
Colorado nuclear site.
by Laura Paskus,
Jun 27, 2005
Utah’s Great Salt Lake is loaded with mercury, and
scientists are trying to figure out whether Nevada’s gold
mines are part of the problem
by Patrick Farrell,
Aug 08, 2005
The owners of a 1938 mining claim in the Uncompaghre
wilderness plan to start digging for gold.
by Morgan Heim,
May 31, 2007
Steve Voynick praises Elko, Nevada, for getting ready for
the inevitable gold-mining bust.
by Steve Voynick,
Nov 30, 2002