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Putting the West on a low-carb(on) diet

Red Lodge | Jun 22, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Climate Change , Blog Post

The High Park fire and a clean energy economy

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Enjoying the wilderness

jackiewheeler | Jun 18, 2012 08:00 AM
Filed under: Recreation , Blog Post

An impending Grand Canyon raft trip sparks appreciation for preservation, even in places we may never go

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Robb Cadwell on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

You're right of course. Upstream of large water could be devastating. Often less affluent people welcome mining with open arm only for the jobs it [...]

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Ben Long on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

Oops. And sorry I misspelled your name, Robb.

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Ben Long on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
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Thanks for the comments, Rob. I see your point. Trouble is, if you follow that logic, every country would be in a race to the [...]

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Robb Cadwell on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
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I'm familiar with another couple copper mines going in, one already operating above the juncture of the Nam Ma and the Nam Ha both tributaries [...]

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Ben Long on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

It's not just Tucson and Boise, either. Take Sandpoint, Idaho, for example. It's on the banks of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille, one of the biggest, [...]

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Liz Banse on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

The 1872 Mining Law, which puts mining as the highest and best use of public lands, is especially in need of an overhaul when a [...]

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Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

Tucson, Ariz., is joining the list of western cities getting shafted by the out-of-date 1872 General Mining Law.

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ransleyfran on Don't be too self-righteous

jackiewheeler | Jun 06, 2012 06:00 AM

It's okay. Don't feel bad, we all want to be the last one in.

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