High Country News February 22, 1993
The Nature Conservancy sells the biologically diverse Gray Ranch amidst local concern.
A nuclear power company attempts to sell a mining town after the uranium market collapses.
A new Yosemite concessionaire bids high to take over commercial business in the park.
ADC shootings from helicopter threaten wolves in Montana.
A fish farm plan that would have ruined one of the last clean springs on the Snake River is blocked.
A Forest Service clearcut ban in California protects old growth and the spotted owl.
A Forest Service survey reveals eight of ten residents in Montana disapprove of logging practices.
A timber company is fined for distributing political flyers along with paychecks.
BLM veteran Darrell Short is transferred after speaking out on range conditions.
Summitville mine pollution may lead to new reclamation regulations in Colorado.
Long droughts end in western states.
An oil and gas production firm's wastewater disposal in Montana could contaminate groundwater.
Wolf biologist, Mike Jimenez, loses his job in Ninemile Valley, Montana.
ADC comes under fire in Utah after predators are killed illegally.
Earth Partners wants to turn old newspapers into fiberboard at a Nevada plant.
A Colorado wilderness bill abandons the 1964 Wilderness Act and compromises on water rights.
A grand jury report on the environmental crimes at the Rocky Flats nuclear bomb plant is released.
Oil and gas exploration threatens a pristine cave system.
A brief history of the Department of Energyis outlined.
Newly appointed DOE head, Hazel O'Leary, charts a new course for the Department of Energy.
Environmental groups will appeal a decision allowing exploratory oil drilling in the Badger - Two Medicine Wilderness Area.
Jeff Debonis will help start PEER: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.
Coors Brewing Co. will recycle glass from its recycling center in Colorado.
The Oregon Rivers Council changes its name to the Pacific Rivers Council.
The DOE seeks comments on reports that examine problems within the agency.
Critical habitat areas are proposed to protect the Colorado squawfish, the humpback chub, the bonytail chub, and the razorback sucker.
The Backcountry Ski Alliance wants non-motorized areas designated on Colorado public lands.
An Arizona report shows wildlife brings tourist dollars.
A conference on changing western communities will be held at California's University of Redlands.
The Colorado Environmental Coalition will map the major ecosystems of the Rockies.
The 16th International Wildlife Film Festival will be held in Missoula.