Near Farmington, N.M., some local ranchers and
environmentalists are fighting a push to greatly increase oil and
gas drilling in the area's San Juan Basin.
BLM reconsiders approval of coalbed methane leases in
Wyoming; Montana judge says salty groundwater from coalbed methane
wells is not pollutant; California's Cadiz water project gets
go-ahead; Valles Caldera National Preserve, N.M.,opens
"The Big Straw" - a massive, extravagant scheme to bring
water from Colorado's Western Slope to its crowded Front Range, is
being seriously reconsidered in a state faced with drought and a
A new study shows Columbia River fish to be contaminated
with chemicals that could harm the health of the Native Americans
that eat them.
Lack of adequate storage for artifacts in museums
throughout Colorado and the West is creating a messy backlog that
could eventually stall construction projects on public
Photographer Andrew Harvey has created the Algodones
Photographic Tour to draw attention to California's Algodones Dunes
Wilderness Area and protect it from ATV use.
A new report, the ATV Safety Crisis Report, blames
off-road vehicles for death and injury and suggests that their use
should be regulated.
"Bovines or Biodiversity: The National Campaign to End
Abusive Public Lands Grazing," is this year's RangeNet conference,
set in Boise, Idaho, October 9.