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A dam’s true legacy 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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On the Road to 50: A grand beginning 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At a dangerous and promising time, HCN tells the many stories of the West.
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Will Congress leave the Colorado River high and dry? 4.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After months of negotiations, seven basin states wait for Congressional approval.
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Utah asks for exemption from Forest Service roadless rule 14.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
For two decades, the rule has protected nearly four million acres in Utah.
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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 new year, a new intern and a new investigative story 21.1.2019 Current Issue
Staffers bump up against the government shutdown on holiday break.
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Alone on the Green River 24.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Writer Craig Childs goes boating in Utah and ponders the costs and payoff of solitude.
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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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The Colorado River Basin: Where the reality of water stress collides with public policy 4.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The existing shortage isn't a short-term drought, it's the new long-term normal.
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McDonald's to roll out fresh beef burgers nationwide this spring 6.3.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
McDonald’s plans to introduce fresh beef burgers in all U.S. restaurants by early May, the fast-food chain’s latest move aimed at drawing customers, boosting sales and propelling the business into the future. Quarter Pounders and Signature Crafted burgers will be made with patties that are ...
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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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Latest: Idaho gets nation’s first International Dark Sky Reserve 8.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Designation recognizes decades of work to reduce light pollution.
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For endangered species, politics replaces science 4.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A leaked Fish and Wildlife memo suggests a shift away from science.
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For endangered species, politics replace science 4.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
At Fish and Wildlife, a leaked memo threatens scientific integrity.
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16 major environmental protections cut in 2017 28.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Climate change initiatives were the most targeted by the Trump administration.
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The best photos of 2017: wildfire, protests and bears 27.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
What caught our eye this year.
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