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Northwest Mussels fail a drug test? Yellowstone-area gold mining may have been improperly approved; Northern Arizona lands face oil drilling; and protests planned at border wall construction site in Texas; some of the best environmental reads this week.
A possible reprieve for the Navajo Coal Plant, a group of coal states sues Washington State over its decision to block a shopping terminal’s expansion, Yellowstone National Park names are now part of the national debate over whose history is celebrated, and more news from around the West.
The forecast: violent and changeable weather in decades to come; Hawaii may ban some sunscreens; L.A. neighbors cite environmental concerns to block low-income development, and other environmental news from the West.
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.
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.
Energy companies speculate on a geothermal future for the American West; scientists map the Coast Redwood’s genome for conservation clues; lettuce emerges as an unlikely hero; and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.
Rainwater harvesting in Tucson, a challenge to Oakland’s coal ban at its port facility, a shrinking Colorado snowpack, and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.