Items by Paul Larmer
Senate agrees to suspend environmental laws in order to expediate salvage logging in national forests.
U.S. House of Representatives passes a salvage logging bill that would nearly double the timber harvest on national forests.
A reintroduced wolf shot by Idaho rancher Gene Hussey did not kill the dead calf it was found with, veterinary pathologists find.
U.S. Army decides not to launch missiles from Green River, Utah, and shoot them down over New Mexico's White Sands Missile Range.
Idaho Sen. Larry Craig proposes a bill to give fast-track approval to timber sales in forests at "high risk" for fire danger.
Judge rules that six Idaho national forests must cease mining, logging and grazing until effects on salmon are studied.
Environmental lawsuit demands the Forest Service do analyses for 150 grazing allotments on the Beaverhead National Forest.
Forest Service Chief Jack Ward Thomas unveils plan to "reinvent" the agency over the next two years.
Northwest Power Planning Council approves plan to draw down Snake River reservoirs to aid salmon migration.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules against Northwest Power Planning Council and in favor of salmon.
General Accounting Office report proves that environmental nonprofits do not make money on land transactions.
Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA), which would establish wilderness in five Western states, has little chance of passing.
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