High Country News February 10, 1992
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
... but the trouble is few want to hear that thousands of acres are poisonous to plants, cows and people.
The new coalition includes representatives of the local logging company, La Compania de Ocho, National Audubon Society, Forest Guardians, Carson Forest Watch, The Wilderness Society and Sierra Club.
The state's political leaders are talking in ever more militant tones in their battle to keep the nation's high-level nuclear waste out of Yucca Mountain. Yet these same politicians are the first to cry foul when anyone suggests even a temporary halt to testing nuclear weapons in the same southern Nevada desert.