Items by Dede Feldman

Solar pioneer persists, without federal handout
Zomeworks Corporation, one of the nation's earliest solar energy companies, strives to develop and manufacture inexpensive items which pay for themselves, and does not take government grants.
Energy boom hurts women, minorities most
Research indicates that the oil, gas and uranium boom that has hit the Rocky Mountain West in the past five years has been, for women and minorities, not a shot in the arm but a kick in the face.
Frustration, outrage at hearing on nuclear waste
The question of nuclear waste disposal, possibly at the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Project, was the subject of two days of emotion-packed hearings in New Mexico.
Uranium mining sacrilege to Indian protestors
About 500 Indians and others gathered near one of the most promising uranium fields in the country, at Mt. Taylor, New Mexico, to protest uranium mining and milling on Indian lands.
U.S. to hide MX missiles in West
Several Western states have been identified as potential sites for the U.S. Air Force's MX program, which would shuttle nuclear missiles from silo to silo on huge tracks or in underground tunnels in an attempt to evade foreign enemies.
Papago village transformed by quiet revolution
On the Papago Indian Reservation in Arizona, 75 people in a small village have stepped into the modern age with an array of photovoltaic cells, which convert sunlight into electricity.
Sun offers prosperity without disruption
Members of the Navajo Tribe and local Indian pueblos have formed the Native American Appropriate Technology Action Council as a way to develop and promote technologies like solar that are cheap, decentralized, and that generate a spirit of self-determination.
Solar power lures strange bedfellows in N.M.
With the increased availability of federal and state grant money for solar experimentation, the defense and nuclear industries in the state are beginning to cash in on New Mexico's solar boom.
Rocky Flats nuclear protest draws thousands
An estimated 6,000 protestors flocked to the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons facility northwest of Denver, Colo., to call for the closure of the facility and an end to the nuclear arms race.
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