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Cadmium's presence in inexpensive jewelry can be dangerous
Metal additive deserves some scrutiny
Sept. 16, 2011
Extreme weather makes us pay attention to climate
But some will have trouble adapting
Sept. 1, 2011
A new worry for manure-users: pesticide residues
Aug. 17, 2011
Industry boosts pro-fracking PR
Denial of risks is an environmental injustice
Aug. 1, 2011
Reflecting on nuclear crises doesn't leave clear answers
It sometimes seems we can't live without uranium
July 19, 2011
Paving over an ancient burial ground
Native Americans at California's Glen Cove fight for preservation
June 9, 2011
Why don't we teach environmental justice in the rural West?
EJ is a key part of resource extraction, yet often ignored
June 7, 2011
Freedom Ride West: Toxic Reality
EJ advocate Hilton Kelley delivered a message of urban renewal at Telluride Mountain Film
June 3, 2011
A slice of life for the average EJ organizer
How an activist spends his time
June 1, 2011
The mixed blessings of extra water
More H2O may also mean more people in Payson, Ariz.
May 27, 2011
Freedom Ride West
Why do so few African-Americans travel to national parks of the West today?
May 24, 2011
Biomass energy production in the Interior West
Politicians’ push development; citizens and economists are not so sure
May 18, 2011
New Urbanism irks even green Westerners
Many of us still long for wide open spaces
May 13, 2011
Welcome to Shingle Mountain, Colorado
Local recycling effort has neighbors concerned about their health and the environment
May 11, 2011
EJ activist Ed Abbey?
Justice advocate or not, he's still a great read
April 29, 2011
Jobs vs. the environment?
A solar panel factory in Phoenix seems like (mostly) good news.
April 14, 2011
Fish and Wildlife Service denies an Indian her feathers
Winnemem Wintu case illustrates system's flaws
April 7, 2011
Using Japan to discuss energy at home
A Phoenix resident muses on nuclear and renewables
April 5, 2011
The end of the Mojave coal-fired power plant
Coal's toxic legacy falls with deafening thud
March 23, 2011
Wild Lands, bureaucracy and the BLM
It's hard to tell what will happen with new policy
March 21, 2011
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