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  • Phosphate mining: a toxic tradition

    Phosphate mining: a toxic tradition

    Simplot plans for a phosphate mine in southeast Idaho endanger a family's ranching lifestyle.

  • Condemned

    In Idaho and Wyoming, old eminent domain laws allow private entities to condemn landowners’ property – as Peter and Judy Riede discovered when J.R. Simplot Co. announced plans to expand its phosphate mine and build a road across their ranch.

  • EPA pulls back on fish-killing rule change

    The Environmental Protection Agency withdraws a proposed rule change that would have allowed fatal amounts of selenium in fish.

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