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  • Gregory Jaczko's resignation weakens federal nuclear regulation

    Gregory Jaczko's resignation weakens federal nuclear regulation

    The San Onofre nuclear power plant has problems that are perhaps endemic to the industry, and chairman Gregory Jaczko's May 2012 resignation from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission means there's one less strong regulator keeping a sharp eye on industry.

  • State trust lands at a glance

    State trust lands at a glance

    The West's state trust lands form a complex patchwork, and each state manages them differently.

  • Park Service finally drafts a solution to conflicts over canyon flights

    Park Service finally drafts a solution to conflicts over canyon flights

    The Park Service offers a plan to ease the conflict over Grand Canyon overflights.

  • The National Park Service's Preferred Alternative map.

    The National Park Service's Preferred Alternative map.

    The Park Service offers a plan to ease the conflict over Grand Canyon overflights.

  • Western elections wrap-up

    Western elections wrap-up

    High Country News examines the results of what everyone agrees was a "very weird election."

  • Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    A 138-year-old law blocks serious hardrock mining reform, despite the untiring work of activists.

  • Nevada: A hairy ride for Harry

    Nevada: A hairy ride for Harry

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tries gun-play in his battle with Sharron Angle, and former poli-sci prof Dina Titus tries to keep her Nevada House seat out of Joe Heck's reach.

  • Recognizing unfairness

    Recognizing unfairness

    Young people dressed in graduation caps and gowns protest for immigration reform.

  • The same old Sen. Reid?

    The same old Sen. Reid?

    Year after year, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid has stood squarely in the path of every attempt to reform the 1872 Mining Law. Plus: The Energy Department wants to dump tons of deadly mercury, most likely in the West.

  • Enviros wary of 'Nevada-style' wilderness bill

    A controversial proposed wilderness bill for Utah’s Washington County includes utility corridors, motorized-vehicle trails, and public-land sales designed to accommodate urban growth

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