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    All is not quiet on the Rocky Mountain Front

    Following Forest Supervisor Gloria Flora's banning of new oil and gas leases on Montana's Rocky Mountain Front, Sen. Max Baucus has a bill to ban oil and gas exploration on surrounding forests as well.

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    A few fish may move a mountain of tailings

    The radioactive uranium tailings on the banks of the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, may be moved to protect the endangered squawfish from contaminants in the river.

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    The secret's out

    A grand jury's "secret" report on Colorado's Rocky Flats bomb factory reveals a reckless decade at the nuclear weapons plant before it was closed in 1989.

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    Tribes protest Ward Valley dump site

    Members of five Native American tribes are protesting the government's plan to store nuclear waste in Ward Valley, Calif.

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    Learning sustainable technology

    The nonprofit Solar Energy International offers courses in water, wind and solar power.

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    Feds ready to get WIPPed

    The controversial Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., is scheduled to open to store nuclear waste this spring.

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    Waste to snake through West

    The Department of Energy plans to ship five loads of nuclear waste from Concord, Calif., to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory.

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    Oil leasing sparks debate

    Environmentalists are fighting the Forest Service's proposal to open 370,000 acres south of Yellowstone to oil and gas leasing.

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    State fights nuclear waste shipments

    Congress authorizes storage of 50,000 tons of nuclear waste at the Nevada Test Site despite protests and warnings of environmentalists.

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    Borrowing courage from the past

    Lewis and Clark National Forest Supervisor Gloria Flora discusses making the decision to protect Montana's Rocky Mountain Front from oil and gas drilling.

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    Forest Service acts to preserve 'the Front'

    Lewis and Clark National Forest Supervisor Gloria Flora decides against allowing oil and gas leasing in Montana's Rocky Mountain Front.

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    Just charge it

    The Tucson Electric Power Company opens eight free charge-up stations in Tucson for electric cars.

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    A cleanup project can't get going

    What was supposed to be a pioneering clean-up by a private company of radioactive waste at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory bogs down amid cost overruns and failed deadlines.

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    The drilling proceeds

    The BLM gives Conoco Inc. permission to drill for oil in southern Utah's new Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

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    A nuclear dump proposal rouses Utah

    A private company's plan to store nuclear waste on western Utah's Goshute Indian Reservation would bring money to the tribe, but cause environmental harm, Utah critics say.

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