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Water desalination in... Las Vegas? Colorado River fights brewing in Arizona; hands off Hawaii’s tropical fish; will water sales snip future Mojave desert blooms? and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.
Mar 27 2018 | Happenings
The ArtsWest symposium “Women Who Transformed Art in the West” became more than a history lesson for the standing-room-only audience. It was a call to action.
Privatizing public streams in New Mexico (barbed wire optional); the benefits of reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone; the decline of part of the Ogalla aquifer slows; and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.
If federal plans move forward, most U.S. coastal waters would be open to offshore oil drilling. Stanford Professors Deborah Sivas and Alexandria Boehm look at related legal and marine issues from the perspective of the California coastline, which has been protected from new drilling since 1969.
A new energy boom in Wyoming? Montana battery-in-a-butte; subdivisions on polluted Utah Lake; and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.
Hundreds of fellows have contributed to the best writing of our time, and millions have read their work.
Mar 5 2018 | ... & the West Blog
In the federal government, wildfires have a lesser claim on disaster funds. As fires burn with greater magnitude and frequency, the cost of fighting them is increasingly borne by money earmarked for prevention.

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