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High Country News April 10, 1989

Drought, fire and cold ravage Yellowstone's elk

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Drought, fire and cold ravage Yellowstone's elk

As a harsh winter follows a summer of fire, up to one-third of Yellowstone National Park's 21,000 northern herd elk may die, either at the hands of hunters or from starvation.

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EPA to Denver: Wake up and smell the coffee!

Denver, Colorado's giant Two Forks Dam received a crippling blow on March 24, when Environmental Protection Agency national administrator William Reilly ordered his Denver office to begin a veto of the project.

Perspective

Why Denver's concrete proposal got beat

Two Forks Dam is on the verge of veto because the economic currents are flowing against it, and the political currents are following.

How dam opponents developed and refined a strategy

The battle against Two Forks Dam was fought with two strategies, one within and one outside of the EIS process.

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