Even as the federal government pushes for more nuclear
power plants and nuclear weapons, cleanup lags far behind on the
West’s most contaminated nuclear sites.
by Marty Durlin,
Apr 28, 2008
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, such as: Redefining rancher politics, A rediscovered renewable, Creating public nooks and crannies and more.
by Marty Durlin, Ray Ring, Sandra Tassel, Sarah Gilman, Terray Sylvester, Jennifer Anderson ,
Mar 12, 2009
Ex-nuclear regulatory commission chief says no U.S. nuclear plants are safe, while California's San Onofre plant plans to restart
by Sarah Jane Keller,
Apr 29, 2013
The uranium mill proposed for western Colorado will have harmful effects on the health and environment of the entire region.
by Emily Shoff,
Mar 02, 2011
It’s a good thing leadership is emerging in the West
on energy issues, because President Bush’s energy plan is a
step in the wrong direction
by Greg Hanscom,
May 02, 2005
The House of Representatives passes an energy bill with even more industrial pork than the Bush administration requested.
by Laura Paskus,
May 16, 2005
Uranium mining hasn't caused any massive cave-ins or oil spills, but it has resulted in a huge death toll all the same.
by Jen Jackson,
Jun 15, 2010
High Country News reveals its odd
historical connection with the West’s uranium obsession of
by Paul Larmer,
Sep 04, 2006
The French have dealt with their radioactive waste for
decades by reprocessing it, but the process is more problematic
than it sounds, particularly in an age of terrorism
by Judith Lewis,
Sep 04, 2006
Jane Goetze says that before the U.S. embraces nuclear
power again, we should finish cleaning up the last round of
mistakes, remembering how many uranium miners have already
by Jane Goetze,
Nov 12, 2007