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    For further reading

    A short list of books for further reading about Hanford's history and its toxic legacy.

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    Hanford's prime cuts

    Four pieces of Hanford real estate are the focus of prospective landlords who want control.

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    Amid the lovely the lethal remains

    During its 40 years of weapons-building, Hanford knowingly exposed workers and area residents to dangerous levels of radiation, and the health impacts continue to be felt today.

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    At Hanford, the real estate is hot

    Conservationists, politicians, Indians and farmers fight over the polluted but beautiful land of Washington's Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

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    BPA: Making amends for a destructive past

    The Bonneville Power Administration was born in the Great Depression and now sells the power from 29 federal dams.

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    Changing times force agency to swim upstream

    The Bonneville Power Administration faces environmental and utility critics as it struggles to survive.

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    Round and round and round it goes, where it stops...

    Problems plague all the Western sites under consideration for nuclear waste burial.

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    Idaho's new crop: nuclear hot potatoes

    The Shoshone-Bannock and environmentalists protest the train shipment of high-level nuclear wastes bound for the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.

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    Is Altamont historic, too?

    Tom Bell and the Friends of South Pass seek to preserve the area as a National Rural Historic Landscape.

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    Tom Bell

    Tom Bell calls the Altamont pipeline "a disgraceful example of government integrity gone awry."

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    HCN's founder fights his last fight, yet again

    HCN founder Tom Bell fights the proposed Altamont gas pipeline, which he says would harm the historic Oregon Trail at South Pass.

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    Polluter Pork

    The Sustainable Energy Budget Coalition blasts congressional budget cuts in renewable energy and support for fossil fuel and nuclear programs.

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    A humming good race

    The first annual Sun Sprint of the Rockies Solar and Electric car race will run from Aspen, Colo., to Moab, Utah.

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    A royal cover-up

    New Mexico's Meridian Oil Inc. has been shortchanging the government on royalties, according to a BLM investigation.

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    Blow-up over nuclear dump

    Scientists worry that a planned underground nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain might someday explode.

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