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Latest: Salmon get a boost over Columbia River dams
Latest: Salmon get a boost over Columbia River dams
Court order to help beleaguered fish forces operators to spill more water over dams.
Latest: Toxic-tinged wildlife refuge deemed safe for visitors
Latest: Toxic-tinged wildlife refuge deemed safe for visitors
But conservation groups fear contamination at Colorado’s Rocky Flats still lingers.
Latest: Wyoming to pay up over water dispute
Latest: Wyoming to pay up over water dispute
A decade-old case on the Tongue River is resolved.
Latest: Duel over Owens Valley water intensifies
Latest: Duel over Owens Valley water intensifies
A county uses eminent domain to try to reclaim land taken by LA.
Latest: Four pueblos win out in protracted water fight
Latest: Four pueblos win out in protracted water fight
A bitter battle between Native and non-Native water users ends in settlement.
Latest: Delta tunnels plan challenged in court
Latest: Delta tunnels plan challenged in court
Agencies weigh in on threatened fish — and get smacked with their first lawsuit.
Latest: Former Oregon Gov. avoids corruption charges
Latest: Former Oregon Gov. avoids corruption charges
Federal charges against John Kitzhaber have been dropped.
Latest: Washington to restore salmon habitat blocked by culverts
Latest: Settlement resurrects Alaska’s Pebble Mine
Latest: Settlement resurrects Alaska’s Pebble Mine
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the project must pass muster for salmon.
Latest: Coal giant emerges from bankruptcy
Latest: Coal giant emerges from bankruptcy
Peabody is benefiting from the natural gas price hike.
Latest:  Interior suspends resource advisory councils
Latest: Interior suspends resource advisory councils
Stakeholder groups have limited options to weigh in on federal policy-making.
Latest: Dam on Yellowstone River moves ahead
Latest: Dam on Yellowstone River moves ahead
The effects on the pallid sturgeon remain uncertain.
Latest: Mexican wolves are about to get wild
Latest: Mexican wolves are about to get wild
An appeal court ruling allows wolves more room to roam in New Mexico.
Latest: Zinke releases ATV plans for Recapture Canyon area
Latest: Zinke releases ATV plans for Recapture Canyon area
The Interior Secretary wants to prioritize public-land access.
Latest: Mixed progress for Park Service on harassment
Latest: Mixed progress for Park Service on harassment
Interior Department clears former Yosemite superintendent of discrimination — and reports evidence for sexual harassment at Yellowstone.
Latest: At Hanford, allegations of worker intimidation
Latest: At Hanford, allegations of worker intimidation
The Superfund site has been in clean-up since 1989.
Latest: Gray wolves delisted in Wyoming
Latest: Gray wolves delisted in Wyoming
The state will take over management of the species.
Latest: Oil equipment shipments won’t hit scenic Idaho road
Latest: Oil equipment shipments won’t hit scenic Idaho road
New size restrictions will keep “megaloads” off the road.
Latest: Family ordered to pay up for unauthorized grazing
Latest: Family ordered to pay up for unauthorized grazing
The Hages owe more than a half-million dollars.
Latest: Senators aim to revive rural funding
Latest: Senators aim to revive rural funding
In the meantime, states tighten their belts.
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
The charges include criminal conspiracy and trespass.
Latest: Future mining blocked around the Kalmiopsis
Latest: Future mining blocked around the Kalmiopsis
The moratorium will extend for 20 years.
Latest: Second male jaguar spotted in Arizona
Latest: Second male jaguar spotted in Arizona
New draft recovery plan for the Southwest released.
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