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  • Judge vaporizes Yellowstone snowmobile ban

    Judge Clarence Brimmer strikes down Clinton's ban on snowmobiles in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, but another lawsuit may still bring limits on traffic

  • Look who’s in the conflict business now

    A rising number of Westerners are committed to local solutions that benefit both the land and communities

  • Feds pass roadless headache to states

    The Bush administration gives governors 18 months to ask the Forest Service to protect roadless areas in their states, but the states will have to pay for the costly and complex petition process

  • Follow-up

    BLM raises mining claim fees; scientists sign report criticizing Bush administration’s misuse of science; Biscuit Fire salvage logging plan criticized by timber industry; and the wrong waste has been going to WIPP

  • Of global warming and White House elephants

    The Bush administration needs to start dealing with global climate change, and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger may help to point the way

  • At Yucca Mountain, deadlines take precedence over science

    The Bush administration is ignoring the warnings of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board created by Congress, and is racing ahead with its plans to store nuclear waste at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain

  • Bush is a man of his word: He's audacious, but should that be surprising?

    Democrats can learn a thing or two from the way Bush and the conservative Republicans are using political power

  • Follow-up

    Federal judges fight over snowmobiles in Yellowstone; Kennewick Man is scientific data, not sacred remains; Arlo Looking Glass convicted in murder of Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash; and Union of Concerned Scientists says Bush administration systematically abuses

  • Tipping the scales

    A right-wing coup is under way in the nation’s courts, which George W. Bush is stacking with anti-environmental judges, and the impacts on Western conservation issues are not going to be pretty

  • Follow-up

    Logging to be allowed on California’s Giant Sequoia National Monument; rules relaxed on checking contents of containers shipped to WIPP; environmental and public health groups sue EPA for approving pesticides that harm wildlife; and Alaska’s National Petr

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