Magazine

March 7, 1994

Feature

Pay as you waste, says EPA: It's a new world for rural trash
New landfill regulations force counties to be more creative with their trash.
Washington county splits in half over proposed dump
Water is main issue in fight over Hooper, Washington, megadump.
State-by-state trash
Western states facing similar landfill crises.
Federal land managers put up no-dumping signs
Bureau of Land Management changes open-arms policy for landfills.
A guide to some trashy reading matter
Review of two books on trash - The Garbage Primer: A Handbook for Citizens and Rubbish! The Archaeology of Garbage.

Essays

Sacred places: The West's new, booming extractive industry
No place is safe from nature-loving Baby Boomers, essayist says.

Dear Friends

Dear friends
Commuting over McClure Pass, ad rates going up, Diane Sylvain art show.

News

Can gold mining be slowed by a boycott?
Jan and David Zimmerman lead fight to reduce consumption of gold.
Ex-logger Andrus says our forests are overcut
Politicians raise timber sale goals for political reasons, Idaho governor says.
Baca is back
Jim Baca hopes to become New Mexico governor.
Andy Kerr on the warpath
Trespassing charge is latest chapter in the Andy Kerr log-house controversy.
No home on the range
Proposed Great Buffalo Herd Monument won't be built on Wyoming Bureau of Land Management Land.
Remnant grassland survives in Oklahoma
The Nature Conservancy creates Tallgrass Prairie Preserve where Park Service failed.
Saving spotted cows
Sen. Larry Craig organizes wise-use rally in Idaho.
Orphaned cubs returned to wild
Montana program rescues black bear cubs of slain mothers.
STOP-M in Oregon
Ballot initiative would require that new mines be started only by companies with clean records.
Quake's shakes move masses
Greener Pastures Institute reports increased inquiries about moving to rural West.
Cows crowded out
Crested Butte, Colorado, rancher says development is pushing him out.
Groups are wary of aluminum companies bearing gifts
Aluminum company owner offers environmental groups money to file suits against commercial fishing.
Miners hope to become subdividers
Mid-Continent Resources wants to develop land to help pay for mine cleanup.
Will timber plan fly?
New plan for managing Northwest forests not much different than old.

Book Reviews

No change on the range
Wanderings of an Environmental Journalist In Alaska and the American West. Essays by Philip Fradkin reviewed.
Forcing the spring
Forcing the Spring by Robert Gottlieb looks at devleopment of natural and human environmental movements.
Reclaiming high places
High Altitude Revegetation workshop planned.
E-Mail for the rural West
Computer bulletin board service focuses on rural West.
From driveways to watersheds
Booklet Protecting Our Water Resources aims to reduce Truckee River pollution.
Back to the sun
The New Mexico Home Solar, A Source Book by Ingrid Kelley reviewed.
Symposium won't be dry
Rivers at the Crossroads: Law, Science, Politics and People symposium planned.
Workers need protection
Government study says nuclear cleanup workers' health and safety neglected.
Wet and wild symposium
Water, Wet & Wild: Flowing into the 21st Century symposium planned.
Roxborough friends fight for park
Colorado's Roxborough state park threatened by development.
New plans for Yellowstone
Management plan for Yellowstone National Park released.
Fast food at fault
Waste from french fry production pollutes wells with nitrates, report says.
A natural vacation
Unused fire lookouts in forests open to vacationers.
For green writers
Charting the Environmental Journalism Frontier conference planned.
Missile chaos
Missile test flights to White Sands, N.M., could have significant land-use impacts, draft EIS shows.
Green scientists get-together
The 1994 Public Interest Science Conference planned.