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    EPA cites Montana mine

    The EPA cites a Montana mine for seven violations of the Clean Water Act.

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    Reprieve in Montana

    The Bureau of Land Management withdraws 20,000 acres of Sweetgrass Hills, a Native American spiritual site, from mineral development for two years.

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    Voices from the grave

    Ranchers protest the proposed grazing fee hike at a People For the West! rally in New Mexico.

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    New mine disaster looms over Colorado

    The Forest Service says the former Mid-Continent coal mine site in Colorado could be difficult to reclaim.

  • Book Reviews

    Overlooking overgrazing

    BLM employees submit a report charging their agency with rangeland degradation.

  • Book Reviews

    Culture in crisis

    A critical review of the ranching film "Western Ranching: Culture in Crisis.'

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    Indians and environmentalists protest a Montana gold mine

    Native Americans and environmentalists from the Mineral Policy Center and the Montana Environmental Information Center protest the expansion of the Pegasus gold mine.

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    Babbitt unveils new grazing proposal

    Babbitt's grazing reform plans will be implemented slowly.

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    Grazers and greenies agree on reforms

    The High Country Citizens' Alliance and the Gunnison County Stockgrowers work together on a grazing proposal.

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    Gold company stymied in Montana's Sweet Grass Hills

    The BLM refuses permission to explore gold-mining claims in the Sweet Grass hills.

  • Book Reviews

    Takings and givings

    'The Workbook', a guide to the skirmishes over grazing and the Catron County movement by Barry Sims, is reviewed.

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    Pistol-packing pickers

    Mushroom harvesters are fired upon when they get too close to commercial pickers in Oregon.

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    Idaho ranchers finally get their man

    Forest Service District Ranger Don Oman is to be transferred from his southern Idaho forest district.

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    Colorado passes mining reforms

    The Colorado legislature passes mining reforms after the Summitville gold mine disaster.

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    Washington and a gold mine

    A moratorium on heap-leaching is sought by the Washington Wilderness Coalition and two other environmental groups.

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