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Chaco Culture National Park is under siege

By Bruce Babbitt

It is not an exaggeration to say that New Mexico’s Chaco Culture National Historical Park is under siege. A surge…

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Two Western states act to control methane

By Tim Lydon

Gated methane vent pad in Sunshine Roadless area above Paonia, CO. Methane originates in active Arch Resources coal mine. This collection of vents makes Arch the third biggest greenhouse gas polluter in Colorado.

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The West badly needs a restoration economy

By Jonathan Thompson

“Restoration work is not fixing beautiful machinery … It is accepting an abandoned responsibility,”

Photograph courtesy of Allan Nash, open pit coal mine in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin

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One State Still Craves Coal

By Dustin Bleizeffer

“It seems a shame that the state isn’t onboard with its Western neighbors to help decarbonize the grid.”

Photo by AJ Nash

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Wyoming Needs to Bite the Bullet

By Nate Martin

“Sundance, Wyoming, is considering axing its entire police force because they can’t pay for it.”

Photograph by Aubrey Odom, courtesy of Unsplash

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A DEPRESSED TOWN FIGHTS BACK

By David Marston

This is a place that knows the pain of an industry cutting back.

Photograph by Jeffrey Beall, Flickr

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