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  • Two weeks in the West

    Chefs fight for salmon, and uranium gets hotter; electricity usage and generation in the West; data on park fees and visitors

  • Navajos pay for industry's mistakes

    The federal Radiation Exposure Compensation Act was created to compensate uranium miners and mill workers sickened by their jobs, but on the Navajo Reservation, Dr. Bruce Baird Struminger says the program has proved flawed

  • HCN's secret past

    High Country News reveals its odd historical connection with the West’s uranium obsession of the 1950s

  • Navajos put more than 17 million acres off-limits

    The Navajo Nation has banned uranium mining on the reservation, but that may not stop an already-approved mining project

  • Colorado River kisses a toxic mess good-bye

    The Department of Energy finally agrees to move the Atlas uranium mine tailings pile away from Moab, Utah, and the flood risk of the Colorado River.

  • Moab uranium tailings: should they stay or should they go?

    The Energy Department is calling for public comment on its plans to clean up a 130-acre pile of uranium tailings and contaminated soils just upstream from Moab, Utah, on the Colorado River

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