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  • Book Reviews

    The Virgin River is the target

    Las Vegas puts the Virgin River at the top of its list for future water supplies, upsetting upstream users.

  • News

    Use-it-or-lose-it dam draws fire

    Wyoming tries to revive the Sandstone Dam project in order to reserve the state's Colorado River water rights.

  • Book Reviews

    Wetlands at a distance

    The managers of Telluride Ski Resort reach a settlement with the EPA in a suit over the largest wetland violation in Colorado history.

  • Book Reviews

    Montana's disappearing wetlands

    The Montana Audubon Council releases a study showing the Clean Water Act is vital to the state's wetlands.

  • Book Reviews

    Group fights animus to Animas

    The Friends of the Animas River seek Wild and Scenic River designation.

  • News

    Defunct refinery fouls Wyoming river

    The Sierra Club charges that a Texaco oil refinery is polluting the North Platte River in Wyoming.

  • News

    Don't drink the water

    The Central Arizona Project experiences more glitches in Tucson.

  • News

    In Utah, water grows on trees

    A U.S. Geological Survey study shows that Utahns use twice as much water as other Americans.

  • News

    Two Utah counties flee water project

    Two Utah counties, frustrated with the cost of the Central Utah Project, decide to pull out.

  • News

    Pulling out of CAP

    The Central Arizona Project's water price will skyrocket, costing stockholders millions.

  • News

    Tribes may take over Animas-La Plata

    Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Dan Beard invites two Ute tribes to take over the Animas-La Plata water diversion project.

  • Uncommon Westerners

    Can Dan Beard reclaim Reclamation?

    A profile of Dan Beard, head of Bureau of Reclamation, shows his role within the Department of the Interior.

  • Feature

    Now dust is his crop, says Nevada rancher

    Groundwater pumping dries Milt Thompson's Diamond Valley Ranch.

  • Related Stories

    Rancher joins coalition to fight "water grabs'

    A wary rancher joins an environmental group after groundwater pumping dries his ranch.

  • News

    Drought costs firms big bucks

    Arizona charges two concessionaires $1.3 million for dumping trash in Lake Powell.

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