September 19, 2005
With only a tiny share of the Colorado River available to it, Las Vegas decides to get the water it needs from elsewhere in the state – underneath the rural high-desert Basin and Range country. Also in this issue: The Park Service lands in hot water when Deputy Assistant Interior Secretary Paul Hoffman secretly rewrites the agency’s management manual, and the revision is leaked to the press.
- Rod Farlee on A tax on carbon pollution faces surprising opposition
- Jason Bronson on Stop the rock-stacking
- Paige Blankenbuehler on Coastal urbanization could boost biodiversity
- Patrick Kelly on Coastal urbanization could boost biodiversity
- Mark York on Getting over the ‘taboo’ in a gun-rights conversation