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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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The desert gets a biocrust skin graft 9.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without its cover of living microorganisms, the desert is eroding.
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A dam’s true legacy 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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A road trip through New Mexico’s atomic past 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As nuclear tourism booms in the Land of Enchantment, histories of violence are packaged, sold, and consumed.
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Commercial honeybees threaten to displace Utah’s native bees 7.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Federal lands could offer hives a respite from pesticides.
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‘A dangerous game of chicken’ on drilling near Chaco Canyon 22.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Feds go back and forth on leasing culturally important lands.
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The metalheads of the Navajo Nation 25.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
See photos of the thriving music scene in backyards, abandoned houses and parking lot shows.
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How best to share the disappearing Colorado River 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Seven Western states must rewrite the rules of the river and cut water use — before they bleed the critical artery dry.
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A tale of two housing crises, rural and urban 5.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
How one Indigenous family is navigating two very different housing problems.
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Monument reductions threaten future dinosaur discoveries 30.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Digs are imperiled by Trump’s move to slash protections for public land.
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Utah’s approach to public lands won’t work 30.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
New Mexico exemplifies the risk of managing lands at the whim of local interests.
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Utah is headed into a water battle it can’t win 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Why is this fiscally conservative state pushing an expensive diversion project?
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The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm 18.1.2018 Truthout.com
The designation of a national monument protects the land from drilling, fracking, mining, logging -- protection not afforded to the majority of public land, says Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity. Spivak discusses why the largest delisting of protected federal lands in US history will harm species, waters and exacerbate climate change. Who are the powerful funders behind Truthout? Our readers! Help us publish more stories like this one by making a tax-deductible donation. In December, Trump  announced  that he would shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah by 85 percent and 46 percent respectively. The announcement came after Trump had ordered Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in April to review 27 national monuments created since 1996 that were 100,000 acres or larger, and Zinke subsequently recommended that these and other monuments be reduced. Trump's move represents the  largest  delisting of protected federal lands in US history, removing 2 ...
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What Abbey’s ‘Desert Solitaire’ means in these trying times 10.1.2018 Writers on the Range
The book turns 50 this year, and is more relevant now than ever.
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Native voices aren’t being heard on Bears Ears 21.12.2017 Writers on the Range
Members of the Navajo Nation are not ‘conquered subjects.’
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Lawsuits challenge Trump’s trim of Utah monuments 20.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Reductions in Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante exclude thousands of significant objects.
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The 26,000 tons of radioactive waste under Lake Powell 19.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The West’s uranium boom brought dozens of mills to the banks of the Colorado River — where toxic waste was dumped irresponsibly.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellow cake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Hey, Trump: Navajo Elders Aren’t Your Political Props 7.12.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Your support is crucial to keeping ethical journalism alive! Donate now to keep our writers on the streets, covering the most important issues and beats. Acting by fiat and claiming the opposite has been a hallmark of this presidency. On Monday in Salt Lake City, President Trump announced he was reducing the Bears Ears National Monument  by 85 percent , from 1.3 million acres to 201,876 acres -- despite it being unclear whether he has the legal right to do so under the Antiquities Act. "Your timeless bond with the outdoors should not be replaced with the whims of regulators thousands and thousands of miles away," he assured supporters inside the state Capitol as hundreds protested outside (an estimated 5,000 had protested the expected reduction of Bears Ears and Grand Escalante National Monuments at the Capitol  the day before ). And yet, strangely, fellow heads of state from five indigenous nations (Navajo Nation, Hopi, Zuni, Ute Mountain Ute, and Uintah and Ouray Ute) which have a "timeless bond" with ...
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