Can mining come clean?

May 30, 1994

Kennecott Copper wants to clean up Bingham Canyon copper mine on its own, while Environmental Protection Agency wants to make it a Superfund site.


Can a copper firm restore a blasted ecosystem?
Kennecott Copper wants to clean up Bingham Canyon copper mine on its own, while Environmental Protection Agency wants to make it a Superfund site.


Irrigation pumps kill salmon
Survey finds faulty screens at more than half of Northwest's dams.
The labyrinthine nature of mine waste regulations
Environmental Protection Agency wants to put gold and copper mines under Superfund regulations.

Book Reviews

Environmental group reaches out
The Colorado Environmental Coalition opens new office in Grand Junction.
Learn the limits
Regulatory Takings Resources: What are the Constitutional Limits set for University of Colorado.
Colorado Central
Colorado Central is new magazine by Ed and Martha Quillen.
ADC must go
Two reports look at abuses in Animal Damage Control program.
Wind in the West
New wind turbines spur four wind-power projects in the West.
Our West
Or West: Loving the Land conference set for Wyoming.
Changing the law of the river
Bureau of Reclamation releases draft plan to change the way the Colorado River is managed in Nevada, Arizona and California.
Sharing the land
Jackson Hole Alliance for Responsible Planning and Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative to host Sharing the Land: Preserving Jackson Whole.
All eyes on cows
Rangeland Reform "94 hearings set.
Endangered waters
American Rivers lists 10 endangered rivers.
Saving the remnants
Citizens' Wilderness Proposal for Wyoming BLM lands being developed.
Techno-weenie resources
Institute for Energy and Environmental Research hires physicist for groups that work on nuclear issues.
For rangeland reformers
Western Legislative Conference to host Rangeland Reform and Watershed Management in the West.
Is "natural regulation' leading to unnatural results?
Rocky Times in Rocky Mountain National Park - An Unnatural History by Karl Hess Jr. reviewed.

Dear Friends

Dear friends
Good news for staff; Fan mail for Gretchen; Recycled paper; Flights over Grand Canyon; March for trees; Visitors.


Dams spill water, salmon in Northwest
National Marine Fisheries Service orders eight Columbia and Snake river dams to spill water to help save salmon.
Suit halts coyote killings
Lawsuit forces Idaho to cancel permit for shooting coyotes.
Utah's wildlife division is gutshot
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources scaled back and shaken up.
Power plant disappears
Proposal for nuclear energy plant near Show Low, Ariz., wasn't real.
Mushrooming business is curbed
Forest Service develops regulations to quell violence in Northwest's booming mushroom business.
Recycling attracts Utah tribe
Skull Valley Goshute Tribe joins forces with two environmental engineering firms in recycling business.
Babbitt attacks mining's gold heists
Barrick Goldstrike Mines pays U.S. $10,000 for $10 billion in gold.
Rural area beats back water diversion plan
American Water Development Inc. loses battle for San Luis, Colo., water.
International park draws fire
Proposal for park spanning Northern Cascades in U.S. and Canada is controversial.
A savage SLAPP suit
Group wants to stop impending destruction of Savage Rapids Dam in Oregon.
Going to pot
Marijuana dropped into Maricopa County, Ariz., irrigation canal could sprout plants all over county.


Scientist says Yellowstone Park is being destroyed
Yellowstone elk destroying the biodiversity and ecological integrity of ecosystem.
Why one advocacy group steers clear of consensus efforts
Why Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance doesn't participate in advisory groups.


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