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  • For salmon, a crucial moment of decision

    A judge has thrown out the Bush administration’s salmon protection plan, setting the stage for dramatic changes to the federal hydropower system

  • Why should the Arctic Refuge matter to the ski industry?

    The writer, who runs the Aspen Skiing Company, worries about global climate change — a lot

  • Showdown over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and its people

    Caribou Rising by Rick Bass is an impassioned plea on behalf of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Gwich’in people who have hunted caribou there for thousands of years

  • California's farmers ditch dirty diesel pumps

    California’s two largest utility companies are encouraging farmers to switch from polluting diesel irrigation pumps to electric ones

  • Klamath farmers face a new threat

    Klamath Basin farmers may be hit with a huge increase in electric rates, but some say that even putting farms out of business may not save enough water for endangered fish

  • Wyoming wildlife faces twin threats

    A major pronghorn migration route near Pinedale, Wyo., gets squeezed by new subdivisions and oil and gas drill rigs

  • Anasazi outpost dodges the drill

    Hovenweep National Monument in remote southeastern Utah narrowly escapes an attempt to lease nearby land for oil and gas drilling

  • Where do we go from here? Taking the West Forward

    HCN lays out the West's 10 most critical issues and the paths toward positive results on everything from energy development and drought to federal agency practices and endangered species.

  • When a Boom is a Bust

    Wamsutter, Wyo., is a boomtown these days, but the town is struggling to be a real community, instead of just a barracks for the natural gas industry

  • Timber company collides with gas drillers

    Conservationists have struck a deal with Tembec Inc., a progressive Canadian timber company, to protect land west of Glacier and Waterton Lakes national parks from coalbed methane drilling

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