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When California Kicks Coal March 17, 2014

When California Kicks Coal

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As California kicks its coal habit, economies across the West feel ripple effects. The Navajo Nation digs into its coal economy, geoduck fishermen in the Pacific Northwest take a new tack, and more.

Fallon’s deadly legacy March 03, 2014

Fallon’s deadly legacy

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A small Nevada town struggles with a legacy of cancer, a Californian works to protect ancient petroglyphs in the face of solar development, the newly unendangered minnow, and more.

The Gila $olution February 17, 2014

The Gila $olution

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A grazing buyout program to ease tensions between ranchers and wolf advocates in New Mexico, Native American super heroes, a bacteria that could save bats and frogs from deadly disease, and more.

The Hanford Whistleblowers February 03, 2014

The Hanford Whistleblowers

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An extensive look at nuclear waste whistleblowers of ages past, what it means that rural communities get the short end of the stick with internet access, changes in the wilderness therapy industry, and more.

Building a More Sustainable West, One City at a Time January 20, 2014

Building a More Sustainable West, One City at a Time

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In HCN’s second annual issue dedicated to the future of the West, we take a special look at urban sustainability. Packed with facts, figures, and uncommon narratives, this issue includes stories of new and surprising sustainability initiatives in Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and more.

Beauty or Beast December 23, 2013

Beauty or Beast

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Eucalyptus trees continue to push out California natives and stir controversy over where exotic species belong. Plus, Utahans respond to EPA vehicle emissions restrictions, a New Mexican’s love of figs, and more.

The Tree Coroners December 09, 2013

The Tree Coroners

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To save the West’s forests, scientists must first learn how trees die.