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High Country News May 08, 1989

Nevada fights its second nuclear war

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Nevada fights its second nuclear war

The U.S. Department of Energy is preparing to place the nation's first high-level nuclear waste repository on federal land adjacent to a former nuclear test site.

News

Wyoming land for 'sale': only $2.68/acre

Nearly 30,000 acres of federal land in Wyoming have been sold to private owners in the last 12 years -- at an average price of $2.68 an acre, federal records show.

Perspective

Logging our way to economic poverty

Coos Bay, Ore., is awash in logs, but for the first time since 1936 there's not a single plywood or lumber mill operating in the area. Instead, there are foreign-flagged ships.

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