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The West's fouled waters, Part II: The new reclamation

December 4, 1989

The drastic decline of the West's natural resource economy and the failings of conventional water development have created a climate for change.

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Water enters its age of reform
The drastic decline of the West's natural resource economy and the failings of conventional water development have created a climate for change.
Bringing back the range
In Oregon, ranchers, academics and environmentalists are managing watersheds of small creeks with chainsaws, fire and cattle to bring those creeks back to life and save an endangered trout.
Making a difference on the Clark Fork
The Clark Fork Coalition has combined individuals and groups from Idaho, Montana and Washington in pursuit of one goal: cleaning up the Clark Fork River Basin.
Idaho points the way to stream quality
For a variety of reasons, Idaho is the first Western state to seriously attempt to control nonpoint source water pollution.
The Grand Canyon is just another turbine
The Colorado River through the Grand Canyon rises and falls in lockstep with the West's demand for electric power. Now environmentalists are asking federal power authorities to let the river off its very short leash.