The only reason Las Vegas has managed to thrive in the scorching desert is that its water is subsidized and its use is disconnected from the real cost.
by Andrew B. Wilson,
Jan 03, 2012
Farmers, environmentalists, fishermen and tribes are
talking with PacifiCorp officials about the possible removal of
four dams on the Klamath River
by Brett Wilkison,
Apr 17, 2006
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner John Keys resigns;
Phoenix finally gets some rain, but drought continues; Bonneville
Power Administration must keep the Fish Passage Center open; Forest
Service looks to outsource more jobs
by Matt Jenkins,
Apr 03, 2006
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
The West's reservoirs are waging a constant battle against rising levels of sediment.
by Matt Weiser,
Apr 19, 2011
As climate change and water shortages bring an end to the era of dams, the federal Bureau of Reclamation seeks to reinvent itself.
by Allen Best ,
Dec 01, 2009
The GOAT Blog
Five extraordinary women tested for seventy-five peculiar toxins.
by Jeff Chen,
May 07, 2009
The GOAT Blog
by Emily Steinmetz,
Jul 19, 2008
Tom Wolf talks to his 90-year-old mother about the Great
Depression and the big dams that were built in the West in the
by Tom Wolf,
Jan 28, 2008
Idaho may rebuild the reservoir that once drowned four
by Francisco Tharp,
Apr 04, 2008