The owners of a 1938 mining claim in the Uncompaghre
wilderness plan to start digging for gold.
by Morgan Heim,
May 31, 2007
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
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
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
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
A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. John Salazar could make
it easier for environmental groups and others to clean up pollution
at thousands of orphaned hardrock mines
by Sarah Gilman,
May 29, 2006
Amateur gold prospectors are invading the West’s
publicly owned streams, and environmentalists say the hobby’s
popularity threatens fish and the environment
by Matthew Preusch,
May 01, 2006
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 11, 2009
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
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