Items by Marty Durlin

War of Fog
War of Fog
UPDATED: An audio slideshow illustrating the rise of an epidemic amidst an ongoing cultural struggle.
Senate Dems call for resignation of EPA's Johnson
Boxer and others cite "special interests over the American people's interests."
Enviros go to court in a last-ditch effort to save the Roan
Conservation groups cite BLM's "mindless devotion to industry's demands"
Beloved companion or Parisian dinner?
Slaughter ban backfires for U.S. horses
Dear friends
Visitors; Jared Farmer’s new book and Pete McBride’s new job; correction; Utah Phillips “catches the westbound.”
Green and mean
The Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund is building on the strategy it used to boot anti-environmental Republican Congressman Richard Pombo out of office in 2006.
Population’s Paul Revere?
Frosty Wooldridge sees himself as a kind of Paul Revere, tirelessly warning the West about overpopulation – especially in the form of illegal immigrants.
More precious than gold?
After 18 years, agreements pave the way for a mine on Buckhorn Mountain
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.
The Longest Walk 2
Native trek for the Earth passes through Colorado
A Rico renaissance
The tiny mountain town of Rico, Colo., finds its post-mining economy threatened by a possible mining resurgence.
Carpe Noctem
Arizona developer promises sun, moon and stars
West Nile finds a home in the West
The West Nile virus is thriving in the West, as scientists work to find ways to control it.
Black-footed ferrets are saved from extinction, but where will they live?
As one federal agency gives, another takes away