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    Methane creates an explosive situation in Colorado

    Residents of methane-polluted residential areas blame the problem on natural gas companies.

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    Jobs flow to WIPP

    The Department of Energy announces it will add 68 jobs to the $8 billion Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.

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    Congress halts MRS grants

    Department of Energy limits MRS grants to counties or Indian tribes which agree to accept high-level nuclear waste.

  • Book Reviews

    All about pesticides

    The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticide Reform publishes the "Journal of Pesticide Reform'.

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    Begging for windmills

    Public Service Company of Colorado is asking its customers to pay an additional fee to research renewable energy sources.

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    Utah fights Umetco

    Utahns urge Colorado Gov. Romer not to allow Umetco to dump radioactive waste at Uravan, Colo.

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    Epidemic isn't over

    Hantavirus is still a potent epidemic in many western states.

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    China breaks brief nuclear silence

    After China sets off a nuclear device, the U.S. stands ready to resume nuclear testing in Nevada.

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    Colorado gets tougher on oil firms

    Colorado Director of Natural Resources, Ken Salazar, attempts to tighten regulations for oil and gas drilling in eastern Colorado, despite farmers' criticism that reforms fall short

  • Essays

    Home Improvement

    Homeowner tells his tale of woe when trying to upgrade his furnace efficiency.

  • News

    Nuclear waste is a terrible thing to mind

    Dangerous blunders seem to be status quo among plant workers at Hanford

  • Book Reviews

    American Ground Zero: The Secret Nuclear War

    Book excerpts from "American Ground Zero: The Secret Nuclear War' by Carole Gallagher.

  • News

    Mescaleros pursue nuclear storage

    The Mescalero tribe in New Mexico has applied for $2.8 million to study the effects of a possible nuclear waste repository on their reservation.

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    Hot sludge

    Los Alamos National Lab workers find radioactive waste in a church septic tank.

  • Book Reviews

    Downsizing defense

    The Department of Energy sets scoping meetings on downsizing its nuclear weapons complex.

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