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  • Uranium mill or dump?

    The White Mesa Ute Reservation near Blanding, Utah, is fighting a nearby International Uranium Corporation mill that some say is really a poorly disguised hazardous waste dump

  • Mormonism 101: A primer for gentiles

    The Mormon Church, founded by Joseph Smith in the early 19th century, has a distinctive set of doctrines, theology and church governance

  • Being Green in the Land of the Saints

    Mormons are often stereotyped as conservative anti-environmentalists, but Utah activists Richard Ingebretsen and Chris Peterson of the Glen Canyon Institute want to convince fellow believers that it’s OK to be green

  • Urban planners look to farmland to feed industrial growth

    Portland, Ore., is bursting at the seams, and urban planners are starting to covet the Willamette Valley’s farmland

  • Hatchery runaways add to concerns about fish farms

    Farm-raised Atlantic salmon have escaped into Scatter Creek near Olympia, Wash.fish

  • Couple buys state land to block development

    Peter Lawson and Anne Wilson buy 1,280 acres of Utah state school-trust land to save Mary Jane Canyon from development

  • Film sheds light on sacred spaces

    In the Light of Reverence: Protecting America's Sacred Lands, produced and directed by Christopher McLeod, exposes the obstacles American Indians face when trying to protect their sacred places

  • Former employees blow the whistle on Nevada mine

    Two former employees say they were fired by Newmont Mining Corporation for blowing the whistle on pollution and other problems at the Lone Tree gold mine near Winnemucca, Nev

  • Project puts tribal lands back on the map

    The Indigenous Communities Mapping Initiative combines Native American and Western methods to track down and document ancestral lands

  • Judge says Klamath plan needs revisions

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s management plan for the Klamath River Basin has been sent back to the drawing board

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