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  • Seattle’s mayor leads the nation on global warming

    The writer says Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels is modest but also fierce when it comes to combating global warming

  • This mayor sees a different shade of green

    Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels is striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make his city environmentally sustainable

  • Uranium miners go back underground

    With prices rising and government support, uranium mining is booming in western Colorado

  • Learning from Moab's example

    In the North Fruita Desert of western Colorado, the BLM has come up with a plan to enable motorized and non-motorized recreationists to share the outdoors

  • Bears and bull trout may block mine

    A judge rules that constructing the Rock Creek Mine would jeopardize threatened populations of grizzly and bull trout in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness of Montana

  • On the Colorado, a grand experiment meets Mother Nature

    A recent experimental flood from Glen Canyon Dam may have killed endangered native humpback chub in the Colorado River through Grand Canyon

  • 'Sound science' in doubt at Yucca Mountain

    Recently released e-mails show that federal employees falsified information about the safety of the proposed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev.

  • D-Day for dam decommissioning approaches

    Preparations have begun to bring down a century-old dam on Fossil Creek in central Arizona

  • Who owns Klamath water — farmers or the public?

    A judge rules that Pacific Coast fishermen can intervene as a third party in a lawsuit between Klamath River Basin farmers and the federal government

  • 'Safe dose' of rocket fuel now larger

    Following a controversial study, the Environmental Protection Agency decides to raise the drinking water standards for perchlorate to a dosage environmentalists say is dangerously high

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