High Country News September 20, 1993
Locals balk at EPA's plan to declare Triumph, Idaho, a Superfund site due to mining waste.
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The author describes the perils of living in the land of killer bees.
Author contends financial recklessness caused Stone Forest Industries' sawmill demise.
Stone Forest Industries blames environmental groups and the Forest Service for its mill closing when company management is really to blame.
Animal Damage Control will change its name to Wildlife Services.
Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell proposes a bill that would force the Washington Redskins to change their name.
An advocacy group's efforts to protect the Black Hill's ecosystem from too much logging is hindered by a lack of scientific data.
A jury acquits rancher Paul Berger of charges that he poisoned eagles in Montana.
The first two people convicted under federal tree-spiking laws will spend time behind bars.
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Dan Beard invites two Ute tribes to take over the Animas-La Plata water diversion project.
An advocacy group charges that a Waste Management landfill is contaminating their water supply.
Denis Hayes takes the helm at the environmentally friendly Bullitt Foundation
Several land-use bills cause division and compromise among wise-use and environmental groups in Oregon's state legislature.
The Bureau of Land Management withdraws 20,000 acres of Sweetgrass Hills, a Native American spiritual site, from mineral development for two years.
Mattell introduces a "Native American Barbie" doll.
Dangerous blunders seem to be status quo among plant workers at Hanford
The Central Arizona Project's water price will skyrocket, costing stockholders millions.
Two Utah counties, frustrated with the cost of the Central Utah Project, decide to pull out.
Though the Yellowstone forest recovery is well under way, moose still suffer.
The EPA cites a Montana mine for seven violations of the Clean Water Act.
Protesters at hearings throughout Wyoming demonstrate against wolf reintroduction in Yellowstone.
A wolf is shot illegally in Montana.
Toward a New Direction: Social Justice, Race and the Environment focuses on links between pollution and poverty.
Former government biologist, Mark Shaffer, proposes the Endangered Species Act be extended to include entire ecosystems called lifelands.
A book review of "Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World' by David Rieff.
An annual conservation congress will focus on "Our Forests, Our Future."
An advocacy group forms to fight off a proposed ski resort on Seven Utes Mountain, west of Fort Collins, Colo.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to remove all livestock from an antelope refuge in order to conduct an ecosystem management restoration program.
The Department of the Interior is writing new rules to interpret an 1866 mining law concerning road-building.
The fourth annual Headwaters conference explores Western culture and colonization.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare report on arsenic and lead levels in blood samples of Triumph residents suggests no need for concern.
Profile of Triumph, an Idaho town that could be declared a Superfund site by the EPA.
State struggles to find money to pay for the tailings cleanup at Triumph, Idaho.