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  • Incinerator unsafe, says former Tooele manager

    A former manager at the Army's chemical weapons incinerator in Tooele County, Utah, says he was threatened with firing if he talked about the plant's environmental problems.

  • See the secret desert

    In Culver City, Calif., the Center for Land Use Interpretation is featuring an exhibit on Nevada's Nellis Air Force Bombing and Gunnery Range, home of the notorious - and mysterious - Area 51.

  • Senator jumps the gun for the military

    Environmentalists and other critics are irate at Sen. John McCain's proposal to allow the military use of 3 million acres of public land in Arizona and New Mexico, including the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona.

  • A grudge against sludge

    In eastern Colorado, farmers are upset by an EPA plan to transform hazardous waste from a Denver Superfund site into fertilizer to be spread on fields near Deer Trail.

  • Air Force lands a deal

    Idaho's Land Board turns down an environmental group's $5,000 bid in favor of the Air Force's $10 bid on the Juniper Butte area, which the Air Force seeks for a training range.

  • Locals work to tame the Air Force

    Activist Grace Potorti has spent the last 15 years as a watchdog on the military in Nevada, and her efforts have helped to bring about reform at Nellis Air Force Base.

  • Top gun seeks more of the high desert

    A BLM plan to expand jet training outside of Nevada's Dixie Valley has angered almost everyone on the high desert.

  • Air Force drops a sweetheart deal onto ranch land

    The U.S. Air Force plans to offer Idaho rancher Bert Brackett around $1 million to turn his grazing allotment into a bombing range.

  • Bombers battled from the ground

    In northern New Mexico, residents battle Air Force plans for a new bombing range.

  • Locals battle military planes

    In Colorado's Wet Mountain Valley, activists fight a Colorado Airspace Initiative that would allow more frequent overflights for military training.

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