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  • Environmentalists fight chemical weapons burns

    Environmentalists are battling the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility in northwestern Oregon over its plans to burn chemical weapons.

  • Bomb blasting goes bust

    Following a lawsuit by a coalition of Indian tribes, environmental groups and private citizens, the Sierra Army Depot has stopped burning and blasting old munitions near Herlong, Calif., and is looking to burn and blast elsewhere.

  • Depot neighbors are on a short fuse

    Some residents of Herlong, Calif., and other communities near the Sierra Army Depot say the depot's open-air munitions burning harms human health and the environment.

  • Tortoises take on tanks

    A proposed expansion of the Army's National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in the Mojave Desert could harm the endangered Lane Mountain milkvetch and the threatened desert tortoise.

  • Owyhee: On the eve of destruction

    Bombing range threatens wild land in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon.

  • Bombs make way for 'burbs

    Denver-area developers are eager to get their hands on the Front Range land preserved on the former Lowry Bombing Range.

  • Don't step on a bomb

    Around today's Colorado Trail, where Camp Hale was in WWII, hikers are finding old grenades and other unexploded ordnance.

  • The burning season begins again

    Faced with what appear to be increased cancers in their communities, neighbors are beginning to question the way the Sierra Army Depot in Herlong, Calif., disposes of unsafe weapons by burning and exploding them, perhaps releasing toxins into the air.

  • Homesteaders sue over ancestral land

    Over 50 years after the Manhattan Project and Los Alamos National Laboratory were built on land owned by Hispanic farmers, descendents of those farmers have sued the Dept. of Energy, saying they were illegally evicted.

  • From missile silo to theme park

    The new Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in South Dakota will teach visitors about the Cold War and its once-top secret weaponry.

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