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A quick guide to threatened terrestrial and freshwater species in your state
A quick guide to threatened terrestrial and freshwater species in your state
New rules would weaken protections for plants and animals listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Much of rural America is doomed to decline
Much of rural America is doomed to decline
Public policy solutions need to grapple with, not ignore, this economic reality.
See where PFAS pollution has been confirmed in the American West
See where PFAS pollution has been confirmed in the American West
Western states lag behind in both monitoring and regulating the class of ‘forever chemicals.’
Bureau of Land Management, Wilderness and Wilderness Study Areas
Yellowstone River Basin
Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes
Steens Mountain wind farms
Steens Mountain wind farms
Columbia Energy Partners plans to build four 104-MW wind farms with 40 to 60 turbines each on Steens Mountain. East and West Ridge will be on private land inside the protected area boundaries, Echanis on private land just outside the protected area and Riddle Mountain on state land.
Cuts to energy, transportation and the environment
Green 'New Urbanist' development rises in Albuquerque suburbs
Green 'New Urbanist' development rises in Albuquerque suburbs
An ambitious green development is in the works on Mesa del Sol just outside of Albuquerque, N.M.
As seas rise, cities retreat
As seas rise, cities retreat
Climate change is threatening West Coast cities.
Critter contraceptives
Critter contraceptives
Scientists are working on effective birth control methods for wild animals.
Rare earth deposits in the West
Selected Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs ... and how they've shrunk*
Beef cattle operations, 1980-2010
Lakeview renewable projects proposed and in progress
 Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley
Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley
The Imperial Visions Action Network is an interactive website that involves locals in reporting - and helping solve - environmental problems.
Major proposed and existing transmission lines in the West
Unpacking health hazards in fracking's chemical cocktail
A look at the ingredients used in hydraulic fracturing fluid in Wyoming.
Alaska intensive predator management areas
Alaska intensive predator management areas
A highlighted map showing the intensive predator management areas
Alaska wolf harvest 1986-2008
Alaska wolf harvest 1986-2008
Chart of Alaska wolf harvest 1986-2008
County kickbacks
County kickbacks
Western rural county governments often rely heavily on federal funding.
State and municipal governments fertilize local food craze
State and municipal governments fertilize local food craze
Local governments are trying to give a boost to small farmers and organic growers.
Decades of drilling
Decades of drilling
A graphic shows how Western states stack up against Texas and the Eastern U.S. when it comes to oil and gas drilling.
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