April 18, 2011
A float down the Lower San Juan teaches surprising lessons about dams, water and silt in the West.
Suddenly, everyone is eyeing the West's rare-earth deposits, but mining and processing the metals will not be easy.
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- 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?