High Country News March 09, 1992
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
The key question in 1992 is whether pro-fish political forces, with the aid of the Endangered Species Act, can change dam operations fast enough, and significantly enough, to save the salmon. Some 95 percent of the juvenile salmon are killed by the dams and reservoirs, but so far, the agencies charged with operating the world's largest hydroelectric system have failed to reverse the decline.
Like the phoenix, synthetic fuels rise again ...
The outcome of a legal battle between a cattle company and the federal government over transmission of brucellosis from wild bison could impose dramatic changes in the use of public land in the West.