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    Changing times force agency to swim upstream

    The Bonneville Power Administration faces environmental and utility critics as it struggles to survive.

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    Round and round and round it goes, where it stops...

    Problems plague all the Western sites under consideration for nuclear waste burial.

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    Idaho's new crop: nuclear hot potatoes

    The Shoshone-Bannock and environmentalists protest the train shipment of high-level nuclear wastes bound for the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.

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    Is Altamont historic, too?

    Tom Bell and the Friends of South Pass seek to preserve the area as a National Rural Historic Landscape.

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    Tom Bell

    Tom Bell calls the Altamont pipeline "a disgraceful example of government integrity gone awry."

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    HCN's founder fights his last fight, yet again

    HCN founder Tom Bell fights the proposed Altamont gas pipeline, which he says would harm the historic Oregon Trail at South Pass.

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    Polluter Pork

    The Sustainable Energy Budget Coalition blasts congressional budget cuts in renewable energy and support for fossil fuel and nuclear programs.

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    A humming good race

    The first annual Sun Sprint of the Rockies Solar and Electric car race will run from Aspen, Colo., to Moab, Utah.

  • News

    A royal cover-up

    New Mexico's Meridian Oil Inc. has been shortchanging the government on royalties, according to a BLM investigation.

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    Blow-up over nuclear dump

    Scientists worry that a planned underground nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain might someday explode.

  • Book Reviews

    Our hot legacy

    The Department of Energy publishes a book, Closing the Circle on the Splitting of the Atom, about the problems of nuclear waste disposal.

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    Soft energy may shred Wyoming raptors

    A planned Kenetech wind turbine site in Wyoming may endanger the raptors that hunt and migrate in the area.

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    Bare land at Bear Lake

    Utah Power & Light wants to dredge at drought-plagued Bear Lake.

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    New governor accepts nuclear waste

    Idaho's new Governor Philip E. Batt agrees to accept 11 railroad-carried casks of nuclear waste from the U.S. Navy.

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    Peace gets no chance

    Los Alamos officials quash plan to build peace park where first atomic bomb was built.

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