High Country News March 05, 1982
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
Forest managers are responding to the mountain pine beetle epidemic, which is killing trees across the Rocky Mountain region, with an environmentally-based method called "integrated pest management."
When the board of directors of the Washington Public Power Supply System voted unanimously to stop construction of their nuclear power projects 4 and 5, they sent a message to other utilities: There's no such thing as electricity too cheap to meter.
To an energy industry stretched thin, Interior Secretary James Watt's temporary ban on oil and gas drilling in wilderness areas is something of a favor.