High Country News - Energy

Hanford workers point the finger
Four workers at the Hanford, Wash., plutonium reclamation facility say they are still suffering health problems after a May 14 accident at the facility.
Weighing in on mining rules
Mining supporters outnumber environmentalists at a series of meetings held in the West by the BLM to consider possible changes in BLM mining regulations.
Forester retreats on grazing rules
Sawtooth National Forest Supervisor Bill LeVere, under pressure from Idaho's congressional delegation, withdraws his controversial grazing rules.
Marathon Oil sues to get into roadless area
Marathon Oil Company is suing to get into lands pulled from a routine oil and gas lease sale because they are in a roadless, possible wilderness area.
Bringing back the small family farm
A handbook called "Rebirth of the Small Family Farm," by Bob and Bonnie Gregson, offers advice for would-be organic farmers.
Cows aren't "wild and scenic'
A federal judge orders cattle off Oregon's Donner und Blitzen River, saying the BLM has failed to protect 75 miles of the wild and scenic river.
Is Hanford back in the bomb business?
The Department of Energy is considering using Hanford's research nuclear reactor to produce tritium for nuclear weapons.