Items by N.S. Nokkentved

BLM gives trespassing farmers a break
Mike Austin of the BLM's Twin Falls, Idaho, office, says he is being reassigned as punishment for blowing the whistle on his boss's personal business deal with a farmer cited for plowing up public land.
Idaho ranchers finally get their man
Forest Service District Ranger Don Oman is to be transferred from his southern Idaho forest district.
Miners stake out a golf course in Idaho
Members of the Idaho Conservation League pounded a wooden stake into the grass of a posh golf course here to prove that even Sun Valley resorts are vulnerable to mineral exploration under the nation's old mining law.
Geological controversy haunts Nevada waste site
Yucca Mountain may one day be home to the nation's most deadly garbage -- highly radioactive spent reactor fuel rods and other detritus of the nation's 40-year experiment with nuclear power.
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