June 27, 2011
A Wyoming farmer battles industry and bureaucracy trying to find out whether hydraulic fracturing - used in natural gas drilling - polluted his drinking water.
Utah religious, business and political leaders suggest an immigration compromise, but the state's lawmakers are terrified of being caught voting for "amnesty."
A retired geophysicist named Jim Smith successfully challenges Arizona's Coconino National Forest on access fees.
A wastewater treatment plant provides nutrients that help endangered steelhead thrive in an Idaho stream.
- William Bryan on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
- Steve Snyder on The Endangered Species Act's biggest experiment
- Ray Ring on Montana farmers start talking climate change
- Wayne L Hare on Dispatch from a medic on the North Star Fire in Washington