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Nov 2 2020 | ... & the West Blog
Most local authorities, private experts and activists agree that since 1994, when the EPA started to address the issue, cleanup efforts for hundreds of uranium mining sites have been slow.
Six Midpeninsula cities collaborate with Stanford on policing research to inform local policy decisions.
The Western Literature Association has awarded Surabhi Balachander, '17, the J. Golden Taylor Award for her essay on poet Juan Felipe Herrera
Bill Lane Center partnership with CivicPulse yields new report on patterns of local protest against coronavirus restrictions across the United States
Indigenous fire practices in California; Dam operators and activists join forces; Montana coal prospects dim; Statehood for the Navajo Nation? and more recent environmental reads from around the West.
With support from the Lane Center, Stanford students install solar energy panels in a little-known rural western community - Alaska's Inian Islands.
California plans to conserve 30% of state’s land and water; Montana asks court to throw out major public lands decisions; EPA grants Oklahoma environmental oversight over Indian Country; Los Angeles plans trout recovery and more recent environmental reads from around the West.

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