A collection of High Country News articles concerning public policy and the environment.
Will an unprecedented collaborative effort and lots of tax dollars be enough to finally save sage grouse?
Local officials want Pueblo County, Colorado, to be the best place to grow, but not everyone’s high on the idea.
This Washington insider’s ‘hidden hand’ has guided the environmental achievements of presidents for two decades.
The Supreme Court wants the Environmental Protection Agency to weigh human health against costs to industry.
State attorney general may challenge the emissions limit, though a top state environment official supports it.
Loggers and environmental activists are determined to restore Montana's Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, with or without the help of the Forest Service.
The Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund is building on the strategy it used to boot anti-environmental Republican Congressman Richard Pombo out of office in 2006.
Frosty Wooldridge sees himself as a kind of Paul Revere, tirelessly warning the West about overpopulation – especially in the form of illegal immigrants.
- Tom Schweich on Dispatch from a medic on the North Star Fire in Washington
- Adam Hannuksela on Tracking grazing’s impacts on bugs
- Carol Bartlett on Idaho and BLM flout conservation laws for fallen officers
- John W Stephens on Animas River spill: only the latest in 150 years of pollution
- Mark Bailey on Why is bad science protecting the Lower Snake River dams?