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Farm Bill headed for fast track in House: Congressman Collin Peterson, chairman of the House of Representatives' Agriculture Committee, has indicated that he would like to have his committee begin consideration of the full 2007 Farm Bill in late June,

Land Use Planning Must Address Wildfire Plain

By George Wuerthner, 6-18-07 A few months ago, five former Chiefs of the Forest Service sent a joint letter to Congress. In that letter, the Chiefs warned Congress about "an untenable financial situation due to the way fire-suppression funding is being handled

GRILES SEEKS TO ESCAPE JAIL BY WORKING FOR DISNEY

From Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Plea to Judge Blurs Line between Community Service and Corporate Networking Washington, DC Lawyers for former Interior Deputy Secretary Steven Griles are arguing that the convicted felon

Why Does Kibby Mountain Matter?

Every once in a while I run into folks who say something like this: "Why save the Boundary Mountains? Why not let TransCanada put a bunch of windpower turbines on Kibby Mountain and on the Kibby Range? Aren't they just back of nowhere? Most people