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  • Let the EPA finish its work in Pavillion, Wyoming

    Let the EPA finish its work in Pavillion, Wyoming

    The gas industry and its political partners are going to great lengths to try to derail and discredit an EPA report that blames Pavillion, Wyoming’s polluted water on hydraulic fracking.

  • Springtime in the Rockies

    Springtime in the Rockies

    The beautiful spring in Colorado's San Luis Valley is a bitter contrast to the tragedy unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • California farm communities suffer tainted drinking water

    California farm communities suffer tainted drinking water

    In California's agricultural hub, the Central Valley, Latino communities fight for clean water.

  • Greens need to occupy the Occupy movement

    Greens need to occupy the Occupy movement

    Today's activists need to get more involved in protesting the environmental profiteering that is destroying our planet.

  • People are very much a part of HCN's environmental coverage

    People are very much a part of HCN's environmental coverage

    Latino farmworker communities in California's Central Valley suffer from polluted drinking water -- and High Country News can't ignore it.

  • For steelhead, dirty water might be better than clean

    For steelhead, dirty water might be better than clean

    A wastewater treatment plant provides nutrients that help endangered steelhead thrive in an Idaho stream.

  • Water-quality standards unfairly burden rural communities

    Water-quality standards unfairly burden rural communities

    The plight of a small water and sewer association in rural Mora, N.M -- caught in a tangle of federal and state clean water rules it can’t afford to meet -- echoes experienced by other rural communities around the West.

  • EPA pulls back on fish-killing rule change

    The Environmental Protection Agency withdraws a proposed rule change that would have allowed fatal amounts of selenium in fish.

  • A leak-proof fuel tank? No such thing

    Diesel fuel – leaking from a massive railroad refueling depot –slips into a major drinking water aquifer on the Idaho-Washington border.

  • Follow-up

    EPA will investigate allegations that bunk science led to approval of hydraulic fracturing; racketeering lawsuit against environmentalist dismissed; ACLU sues over BLM’s decision to Wyoming’s Martin’s Cove historic site to Mormon Church

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