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  • Environmental issues disappear into election-season smog

    Environmental issues were almost invisible in the presidential debates, but an awful lot has happened in the last four years – and most of it has not been good for the West.

  • “W” in 2004: Taking stock of wilderness at 40

    As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, it’s time we got back to a realistic attitude about proposed wilderness, saving actual places, no matter how small they are, instead of holding out for mega-proposals

  • Supreme Court reins in citizens' right to sue

    A recent Supreme Court ruling in a Utah wilderness lawsuit will limit the ability of citizens to sue the government over how its agencies manage natural resources

  • Fighting for the Rocky Mountain Front: Montana rancher Karl Rappold

    Montana rancher Karl Rappold is determined to save his beloved Rocky Mountain Front from development by the oil and gas industry

  • Border Patrol wants motorized access to wilderness

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to give the Border Patrol regular motorized access to more than 330,000 acres of wilderness along the Mexican border

  • Follow-up

    Steve Williams, head of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, tells Congress that money for critical habitat for endangered species could be better spent elsewhere; National Security Administration head asks Congress for more money for nuke bomb site, and Rep.

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