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  • Let’s not ram more boats through the Grand Canyon

    A river guide says the Colorado River through Grand Canyon is crowded enough.

  • Dams will stand, salmon be damned

    The Bush administration’s new salmon plan treats dams as a natural part of the landscape, and sees a recovery plan as more important than actual species recovery

  • The Hoopa’s fight for a river is a lesson for us all

    The writer says the 2,500-member Hoopa Tribe is finally winning river rights from the country’s largest irrigation district

  • Another fish kill on the Klamath seems to be coming

    The writer says the same conditions exist for yet another fish kill on the Klamath River

  • An antidote to despair

    Chip Ward’s new book, Hope’s Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land, takes a clear-eyed, optimistic look at the nation’s ecological problems

  • Wanted: Leak-proof dumps

    Because arid Wyoming built landfills without liners, at least 21 of the state’s dumps are now leaking dangerous chemicals into groundwater

  • One national park could tell the truth about the West

    The West’s endless tug-of-war between scenery and resources is brought into dramatic focus at Colorado’s Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

  • The great Central Arizona Project funding switcheroo

    The state of Arizona and the federal government have long bickered over who should pay for the Central Arizona Project, but a recent agreement reduces the state’s share, and puts money toward funding Indian water projects

  • Tribe defeated a dam and won back its water

    The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, which defeated a dam that would have flooded tribal farmland, uses water from the Central Arizona Project to grow profitable crops like pecans and citrus fruits

  • A tempered victory

    The Gila River Indian Community in Arizona is on the verge of a huge and historic water rights victory, but even the most successful Indian crusades for water are always compromises

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