June 13, 1994
While experts disagree and timber industry pooh-poohs, spotted owl may lose its long fight for survival.
U.S. Forest Service's land trade with developer Tom Chapman signed, but Telluride neighbors ask injunction to prevent development.
Babbitt's grazing hearing in Albuquerque runs into barbed wire; he urges cooperation as ranchers and environmentalists dispute.
People for the West, Colorado group, gather support from Western governors and others at conference urging resistance to "environmental storm troopers."
Bureau of Reclamation builds a "Disneyland" Hoover Dam visitor center; cost will up power prices for area customers.
Oregon environmental groups sue Malheur National Forest for violating Clean Water Act by allowing grazing to raise water temperatures in the Alan Day River, fatal to fish.
Construction of Sandstone Dam is approved despite doubts about the geologic suitability of the site.
The bi-national program Project del Rio monitors the increasing pollution of the Rio Grande on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Harvester ants are stymieing nuclear waste disposal at INEL by digging tunnels and moving radioactive dirt.
Review of The Independent Home: Living Well with Power from the Sun, Wind and Water by Michael Potts.
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
- Steve Snyder on The Endangered Species Act's biggest experiment
- Ray Ring on Montana farmers start talking climate change
- Wayne L Hare on Dispatch from a medic on the North Star Fire in Washington
- Tom McCall on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought