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  • Time to reform and repair

    Paul Larmer reminds us that it will take more than a single environmental hero – like Tim DeChristopher, who cleverly sabotaged a BLM energy-lease auction – to reform the agency.

  • (Un)clearing the air

    George Bush’s BLM will leave a legacy of air pollution in oil and gas producing states, especially Utah.

  • Trashing the earth, and the truth

    Hal Herring relates the ugly story of how the Bush administration used its influence to try to kill a story about the impacts of energy development.

  • The Bush legacy: It's not all bad

    This special issue takes a close look at the Bush administration's environmental policies and considers what can be done to repair the damage.

  • The sick and tired West

    The EPA under George Bush has put the health of Westerners at risk in order to make life easier for big industry.

  • The names of things and why they matter

    Westerners like knowing the names of local wildflowers, but Julianne Couch says it’s equally important to identify manmade objects in the landscape.

  • Stuck in the PAWGmire

    Stuck in the PAWGmire

    The Pinedale Anticline Working Group was supposed to give citizens input on the local oil and gas boom, but it hasn’t worked out as planned.

  • Dust on the rocks

    The results of a scientific study on the effects of dust on rock art are somehow “lost” in the haze of Barrett Corporation’s drilling in Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon.

  • The West’s public lands are open for business

    A close look at the data shows that, despite some restrictions, oil and gas drilling is on the rise in the West.

  • Gold from the Gas Fields

    Energy companies are reaping billions from the West, but few states outside Wyoming are making sure that wealth stays at home and is invested wisely.

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