High Country News March 02, 1987
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"It sucks" is what an unidentified staffer for U.S. Department of Energy concluded about his agency's choice of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation as a candidate for the nation's first high-level nuclear waste dump.
A bill to prevent further transfer of federal oil-shale lands to private hands was introduced in Congress last month, marking what its co-sponsors say is a renewed effort to end the Reagan administration's policy of privatizing federal lands.
The great wilderness experience, at times, becomes a continuing obsession with inappropriately placed pop-tops, cigarette butts and Jiffy Pop tins. I am hopelessly addicted to collecting wilderness trash.