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High Country News October 22, 1990

Will 1990 bring a greener West?

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Will 1990 bring a greener West?

A growing grassroots concern for the environment is driving the West's 1990 elections.

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Goats test notions of 'native' and 'exotic' species

A new invasion of mountain goats -- and a plan to shoot them -- is forcing Yellowstone resource managers to re-open the old debate over maintaining native and exotic species in America's oldest wildlife sanctuary.

Confusion marks Idaho's toxic waste burning policy

In June, the state reversed an earlier recommendation and turned down a PCB incinerator proposed by Tiffany Metals, an Idaho Falls salvage yard. Four weeks later, the state granted a permit for a medical incinerator in American Falls.

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