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Six Midpeninsula cities collaborate with Stanford on policing research to inform local policy decisions.
Lane Center student researchers launch podcast on Native American health and coronavirus
As drought and invasive weds spread, western landscapes change; Arizona regulators want carbon-free energy by 2050; a battery recycling company, abandons its toxic waste site in California; lentils, dried beans and other pulse crops are increasingly in demand; and other environmental reads from around the region.
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.


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