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  • The Latest Bounce

    Whistleblower Earle Dixon’s complaint denied; Colorado moose has chronic wasting disease; Colorado wind power gets cheaper than traditional electricity; court nixes BuRec’s 10-year Klamath River plan

  • Nuclear crossroads

    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.

  • Wilderness: The new anti-nuclear weapon

    The designation of a new wilderness area in Utah – the Cedar Mountain Wilderness -- may make it harder for nuclear power plant operators to ship radioactive waste to the Skull Valley Goshute Indian Reservation

  • Follow-up

    Energy Department, Bechtel Jacobs mess up shipping of radioactive waste; Interior Department’s damaged records of Indian trust accounts; public comment time extended on Roadless Rule

  • Racetrack

    Private-property rights group wants to overhaul Oregon’s land-use laws; Initiative 297 in Washington would prohibit Hanford Nuclear Reservation from accepting more waste; Fish and Wildlife Service opens more refuges to hunting and fishing

  • Toxic waste, tainted justice

    The Ambushed Jury by Wes McKinley and Caron Balkany tells how the federal government covered up nuclear crimes at the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant outside Denver

  • Nevada BLM cleans out cleanup project manager

    Earle Dixon says the Bureau of Land Management fired him because he tried to enforce environmental and public safety laws in the course of the Yerington Mine cleanup in Nevada

  • If you've got some nuke waste, you can WIPP it

    The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southeastern New Mexico may begin taking hotter waste if the state carries out plans to relax regulations

  • Reborn

    With global warming an increasing threat, some are urging a return to nuclear energy, but the industry’s own checkered past reminds us that a nuclear renaissance will be neither easy nor cheap

  • Utahns beat back radioactive waste

    In the face of noisy opposition, Envirocare of Utah pulls its federal application to dump high-level radioactive waste in the desert

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