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The FDA approves a California company’s cultivated meat; the nation’s largest dam-removal project will commence next year; approval of a desalination plant sparks controversy in Monterey; lawsuits against Boeing show the company poisoned employees…
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The “poster child” for dispossession The Lakota Sioux were given control of land including Mount Rushmore, above, in an 1868 treaty, but lost it after gold was discovered in t

Julia Simon (left) and Janet Wilson, 2022-2023 Western Media Fellows

The Bill Lane Center announces recipients of the 2022-2023 Western Media Fellowship, which provides support for journalists illuminating critical issues about the American West.
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Floating wind turbines can produce energy from miles offshore. Some Pacific Coast sites the federal government has chosen for wind-energy projects intersect with important fishing grounds. Can they coexist?
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A bighorn sheep lies dead by the side of U.S. Highway 85 in western North Dakota (North Dakota Department of Game and Fish)

By Felicity Barringer