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  • Detente in the rancher v. environmentalist grazing wars?

    Detente in the rancher v. environmentalist grazing wars?

    Buying out grazing permits from willing ranchers could help solve conflicts over grazing on public lands.

  • Obama's record on Western environmental issues

    Obama's record on Western environmental issues

    Not everybody is happy, but the Obama administration is making slow but steady progress in dealing with the West's environmental issues.

  • The latest: Northern spotted owl

    The latest: Northern spotted owl

    According to scientific reviewers, Obama's new draft for managing the northern spotted owl is better than Bush's plan but still flawed.

  • Of an environmental hero and the need for reform

    Paul Larmer reminds us that it will take more than a single environmental hero – like Tim DeChristopher, who cleverly sabotaged a BLM energy-lease auction – to reform the agency.

  • Time to reform and repair

    Paul Larmer reminds us that it will take more than a single environmental hero – like Tim DeChristopher, who cleverly sabotaged a BLM energy-lease auction – to reform the agency.

  • Forest Service morale sinks to a new low

    In the last eight years under Bush, morale – and efficiency – at the Forest Service has plummeted.

  • (Un)clearing the air

    George Bush’s BLM will leave a legacy of air pollution in oil and gas producing states, especially Utah.

  • Trashing the earth, and the truth

    Hal Herring relates the ugly story of how the Bush administration used its influence to try to kill a story about the impacts of energy development.

  • Western wish list for Obama

    Eleven key Westerners speak with HCN about their hopes and worries for an Obama administration.

  • The Bush legacy: It's not all bad

    This special issue takes a close look at the Bush administration's environmental policies and considers what can be done to repair the damage.

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