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  • A near-miss for California’s clean-air rules

    California’s newest clean-air law, designed to deal with pollution from small engines, narrowly survives an attempt to shoot it down in the U.S. Congress

  • In Boulder-White Cloud mountains, another wilderness compromise

    A compromise brewed by Republican Rep. Mike Simpson would designate wilderness in the Boulder Mountains and White Cloud Peaks of Idaho

  • Forest protection on the honor system

    The House and Senate pass the Healthy Forests Restoration Act, which environmentalists fear will do the opposite of its name

  • National monuments are here to stay

    The Supreme Court refuses to hear arguments against six national monuments that President Clinton created under the authority of the 1906 Antiquities Act

  • Backcountry road deal runs over wilderness

    Utah has dropped its threatened lawsuit over the control of backcountry roads, but the agreement the state made with the federal government casts a cloud over future wilderness protection

  • A California treasure shouldn't hide itself

    Seth Zuckerman urges more access for Headwaters, a California treasure.

  • Wilderness provides a ‘safe haven’ for this cowboy

    Nevada rancher Cal Baird wants to protect local wild lands as wilderness.

  • Wilderness proposal or political ploy?

    Environmentalists say the Red Table Mountain Wilderness proposal of Rep. Scott McInnis, R-Colo., is so full of anti-wilderness provisions that it is nothing but a political ploy.

  • Wild Sky Wilderness could be downsized

    As the Wild Sky Wilderness Act goes to Congress this year, supporters fear the Republican-controlled Congress may let the timber industry have a crack at the land, rather than preserving the area in Washington’s Cascade Range.

  • Two legs good in wilderness, two wheels bad

    A mountain biker says allowing bikes like his in wilderness areas would violate the letter and the spirit of the Wilderness Act.

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