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Flame and blame in the Northwest September 19, 1994

Flame and blame in the Northwest

Timber companies are eager to log the West's still-smoldering forests.

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Can planning rein in a stampede? September 05, 1994

Can planning rein in a stampede?

The uncontrolled growth of Western states makes planning essential.

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Whose fault? A Utah canyon turns deadly August 22, 1994

Whose fault? A Utah canyon turns deadly

The deaths of two hikers in Utah raise legal and ethical questions about risk and responsibility.

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Glitz and growth take a major hit in Santa Fe August 08, 1994

Glitz and growth take a major hit in Santa Fe

Newly elected Santa Fe Mayor Debbie Jaramillo promises progressive, populist changes.

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'Unranchers' reach for West's state lands July 25, 1994

'Unranchers' reach for West's state lands

Conservationists discover state lands and bid against ranchers to lease them.

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Home, home on the range ... where neo-Nazis and skinheads roam June 27, 1994

Home, home on the range ... where neo-Nazis and skinheads roam

Montana Human Rights Network and attorney general's office fight against increasing influence and influx of radical right hate groups.

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A doomed species? June 13, 1994

A doomed species?

While experts disagree and timber industry pooh-poohs, spotted owl may lose its long fight for survival.

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Can mining come clean? May 30, 1994

Can mining come clean?

Kennecott Copper wants to clean up Bingham Canyon copper mine on its own, while Environmental Protection Agency wants to make it a Superfund site.

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Babbitt is trying to nationalize the BLM May 16, 1994

Babbitt is trying to nationalize the BLM

Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt discusses at the first-ever BLM summit plans to revolutionize the BLM.

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A struggle for the last grass May 02, 1994

A struggle for the last grass

Gila Watch's Susan Schock leads fight against Diamond Bar grazing allotment.

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The salmon win one April 18, 1994

The salmon win one

A court ruling calls for major reevaluation of Columbia and Snake river dams.

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Who speaks for the Colorado Plateau? April 04, 1994

Who speaks for the Colorado Plateau?

Grand Canyon Trust uses non-confrontational style to help shape future of the Southwest's Colorado Plateau.

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On the borderline March 21, 1994

On the borderline

United States, Mexico and Tohono O'odham Indians work to preserve the Sonoran Desert.

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Pay as you waste, says EPA March 07, 1994

Pay as you waste, says EPA

New landfill regulations force counties to be more creative with their trash.

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Draining the budget to desalt the Colorado February 21, 1994

Draining the budget to desalt the Colorado

Yuma Desalting Plant is boondoggle of the decade.

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Can she save ecosystems? February 07, 1994

Can she save ecosystems?

New Fish and Wildlife Service Directory Mollie Beattie wants to restore agency's integrity and purpose.

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Turmoil on the range January 24, 1994

Turmoil on the range

Bruce Babbitt endorses a consensus grazing reform proposal developed in Colorado.

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Yellowstone December 27, 1993

Yellowstone

Seven stories about controversial management in the nation's premier national park.

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Jack Ward Thomas: Hail to the chief December 13, 1993

Jack Ward Thomas: Hail to the chief

A profile of Jack Ward Thomas, new chief of the Forest Service.

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Butte, Montana, seeks a new life November 29, 1993

Butte, Montana, seeks a new life

Butte wants to transform its Superfund mine cleanup into a tourist attraction.

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The decline and fall of salmon November 15, 1993

The decline and fall of salmon

Logging, hydropower and fishing contribute to the decline of salmon in Oregon waters.

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Sunbelt confrontation: Will Albuquerque roll over its past to reach its future? November 01, 1993

Sunbelt confrontation: Will Albuquerque roll over its past to reach its future?

Controversy mounts over the construction of a road through Petroglyph National Monument near Albuquerque.

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A lost land grant: Can it be reclaimed? October 18, 1993

A lost land grant: Can it be reclaimed?

A community mobilizes to regain a lost Mexican land grant.

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Mining reform: Searching for common ground October 04, 1993

Mining reform: Searching for common ground

Gold miner John Livermore and Sierra Club mining expert Glenn Miller join forces to find a solution to Nevada's mining troubles.

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Triumph, Idaho, to EPA: Get out September 20, 1993

Triumph, Idaho, to EPA: Get out

Locals balk at EPA's plan to declare Triumph, Idaho, a Superfund site due to mining waste.

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