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  • The politics of public health

    The politics of public health

    Environmental regulations are a favorite target in the runup to this year's election.

  • Safari Club and the NRA aim to gut wilderness

    Safari Club and the NRA aim to gut wilderness

    The so-called "Sportsmen’s Heritage Act" is just another attempt to destroy the Wilderness Act and the land and wildlife it protects.

  • Water-quality standards unfairly burden rural communities

    Water-quality standards unfairly burden rural communities

    The plight of a small water and sewer association in rural Mora, N.M -- caught in a tangle of federal and state clean water rules it can’t afford to meet -- echoes experienced by other rural communities around the West.

  • Feds Link Water Contamination to Fracking for the First Time

    Feds Link Water Contamination to Fracking for the First Time

    The Environmental Protection Agency finds a connection between fracking and water pollution

  • Thanks to Obama, cattlemen lose out

    Thanks to Obama, cattlemen lose out

    Proposed rule changes that would have made it easier for small-scale ranchers to compete with giant meatpacking corporations just went down in flames.

  • Clean air regulations protect park views by targeting coal plants

    Clean air regulations protect park views by targeting coal plants

    The Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce haze from air pollution near national parks and wilderness; some coal-fired power plants are cleaning up their act and others will shut down.

  • Real hunters get the lead out

    Real hunters get the lead out

    Lead bullets are harmful to hunters as well as to the environment.

  • Oklahoma vs. the West

    Oklahoma vs. the West

    Oklahoma Republican Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe have a way of riding roughshod over the West's environmental politics.

  • The life and death of Desert Rock

    The life and death of Desert Rock

    The Navajo Nation's proposed 1,500-megawatt coal plant always rested on shaky ground. Now, it may collapse entirely.

  • Our dirty past, our dirty present

    Our dirty past, our dirty present

    Soon after the EPA was founded 40 years ago, it began photographing American environmental problems for its Documerica Project.

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