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  • Uranium mill or dump?

    The White Mesa Ute Reservation near Blanding, Utah, is fighting a nearby International Uranium Corporation mill that some say is really a poorly disguised hazardous waste dump

  • Heard Around the West

    Cloning trophy bucks; glove kills polar bear; Grand Tetons in Colorado?; potato chip bombs; Monticello, Utah’s "citizens of the year"; rural Wyoming in The New York Times; Bureau of Penis Enlargement?; Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal is humble; and mother c

  • Proposed wilderness on the auction block

    A list of the wilderness inventory areas and citizens’ wilderness proposal areas being offered for oil and gas leasing by the BLM includes lands in New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah

  • Getting under the desert’s skin: Biologist Jayne Belnap

  • Two decades of hard work, plowed under

    The Bush administration opens up wild lands to oil and gas drilling, pulling the rug out from under two decades of citizen wilderness activism

  • Heard Around the West

    Fat bears; La Verkin welcomes U.N.; Boise, Utah; scratch ‘n’ sniff for rural newcomers; pronghorn vs. antelope; clear-thinking kids thwart crazy bus driver; and global warming is good for wine

  • King coal is back

    With a natural gas shortage looming, and the encouragement of the Bush White House, energy companies are looking to coal again, and coal-fired power plants are being planned in Sigurd, Utah, and across the West

  • Toppling monoliths in Mormon Country

    Now that Mormons are debating environmental issues such as draining Lake Powell, it’s high time they looked at overpopulation and the rampant development of Utah’s Wasatch Front

  • Being Green in the Land of the Saints

    Mormons are often stereotyped as conservative anti-environmentalists, but Utah activists Richard Ingebretsen and Chris Peterson of the Glen Canyon Institute want to convince fellow believers that it’s OK to be green

  • Utahns beat back radioactive waste

    In the face of noisy opposition, Envirocare of Utah pulls its federal application to dump high-level radioactive waste in the desert

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