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  • Bill would redraw the boundaries of national monument

    Montana Congressman Denny Rehberg, R, wants to yank private lands out of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, but some local ranchers fear his bill will just make it harder for them to sell their property.

  • Developer tries to make a killing off the Black Canyon

    Colorado developer Tom Chapman is marketing an inholding in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, advertising it online on eBay while the federal government scurries to meet his price

  • A road through a national monument?

    In New Mexico, Albuquerque's new mayor, Martin Chavez, has renewed support for building a controversial road through Petroglyph National Monument.

  • Park boss gored by grazing feud

    Former Dinosaur National Monument Superintendent Dennis Ditmanson's attempt to resolve a long-lasting grazing conflict with the ranching Mantle family leads to criticism from staffers and environmentalists.

  • Park sues notorious developer

    Officials at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park plan to sue to keep TDX, a corporation with ties to notorious developer Tom Chapman, from developing an inholding on the park's south rim.

  • Bypass bickering

    Fred Dexter of Nevada's Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club is crusading against a planned four-lane bridge over the Colorado River at Sugarloaf Mountain in the Lake Mead Recreation Area.

  • A test case on access

    Jack and Stephanie McFarland sue when Glacier National Park officials deny them a special permit to snowmobile into their park inholding.

  • Monumental chaos

    New Mexico's Petroglyph National Monument is threatened by problems that include the runaway growth of the neighboring city of Albuquerque, disagreements over how to manage the resource, and a controversial, embattled superintendent, Judith Cordova.

  • Resort may crowd Mount Rainier

    Locals and environmentalists are concerned about development plans for a 400-acre resort right next to Mount Rainier National Park and the little town of Ashford, Wash.

  • Tom Chapman: A small-town boy who made good

    Modern-day "robber barons" such as Tom Chapman will continue to blackmail taxpayers by threatening to develop wilderness and park inholdings - unless land-management agencies summon the will to fight back.

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