High Country News February 08, 1993
Several lawsuits say the government should compensate for land devalued in "takings" cases.
Grand County will elect a seven-member commission to replace the old county council.
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Dam relicensing threatens the social and spiritual significance of Snoqualmie Falls in Washington state.
Wyoming dam operations have been altered at the Flaming Gorge Dam to help native fish recovery.
A ranch withdrawn from sale by Babbitt family members affects settlement of Navajo-Hopi land dispute.
Biosphere 2 suffers an oxygen leak.
Barging fish around hydroelectric dams doesn't work according to a review panel.
A whistle blower reveals that stray bombs hit public lands in Nevada.
Biologists hope to release 45 black-footed ferrets in northeastern Utah.
The Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Recovery Plan could include Colorado.
Ranchers want New Mexico State Land Commissioner Jim Baca to lift a ban on killing predators.
Utah rejects a high-level nuclear waste dump slated for San Juan County.
Waste disposal problems cause two chalets at Glacier National Park to close.
Senator Max Baucus stands to profit more from mining on his ranch property than the public gains on its public lands under the 1872 Mining Law.
Counterfeit green groups are unveiled.
A low-level nuclear waste dump closes in Beatty, Nevada.
A study links aluminum production to cancer in factory workers.
Earth First!ers are cleared of mooning charges.
Agriculture secretary, Edward Madigan, blocks a plan to secure water for fish.
The Mt. Graham telescope project is threatened by wind.
Four Western Shoshone ranchers are found not guilty of herding wild horses by helicopter.
A conference on the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness is held
A Santa Fe ski area wants to expand, despite pressure from the Ski Area Containment Coalition.
A Western Literature Association conference is held in Kansas.
A Forest Products Industry report proposes cutting more trees.
The Wilderness Society blasts the BLM for management plans for Oregon forests.
A review of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, by hemp crusader Jack Herer.
A conference on fire in parks and wilderness areas is held at the University of Montana.
The EPA publishes a guide to its abbreviations and technical terms.
Wise Use attorney Karen Budd's effort to overturn BLM grazing cutbacks could affect the endangered desert tortoise and the Endangered Species Act.