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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.

  • Book Reviews

    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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    Radioactive waste from Hanford is seeping toward the Columbia

    Two whistleblowers - safety auditor Casey Ruud and geophysicist John Brodeur - find that radioactive waste from some of the biggest, leaking storage tanks has already reached groundwater and is heading toward the Columbia River.

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    Bombs tested in Nevada

    The Department of Energy begins a series of underground nuclear detonations at the Nevada Test Site, and environmentalists and arms control groups protest.

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    A cover-up over fallout?

    The National Cancer Institute has been sitting on a study that says up to 72,000 people - many living far from nuclear bomb test sites in Nevada - may have been exposed to dangerous amounts of radiation in the 1950s.

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    Co-existence criticized

    Five environmental groups say that oil and gas drilling on the Shoshone National Forest threatens grizzly bear habitat.

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    Hanford workers point the finger

    Four workers at the Hanford, Wash., plutonium reclamation facility say they are still suffering health problems after a May 14 accident at the facility.

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    Pressure builds for Yucca Mountain

    U.S. Senate wants to begin using Nevada's Yucca Mountain to temporarily store high-level nuclear waste.

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