All posts tagged "water"

  • Feature: The Bomb That Went Off Twice, Part 2

    The explosive compound RDX helped make America a superpower. Now, it’s poisoning the nation’s water and soil. by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica.org As early as 1979, company documents show, Mallinckrodt, the company that operated the plant before Ensign-Bickford...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • FEATURE: Precious Drops

    How the parched West relies on Wyoming’s water. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mike Reid stands alone, looking at a swollen field of saturated wheat rows and snowmelt. The waters haven’t stopped pouring out of the Tetons for...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Life Aquatic

    Charlie Craighead’s new film offers important lessons about water in the West. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For several years, Charlie Craighead has been piecing together the complicated story of water in Wyoming. As a society, he says,...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Water Watch

    Town on heightened EPA inspection after routine water tests show elevated level of benzene. JACKSON HOLE, WY – News about increased levels of a hazardous, cancer-causing agent in the town’s drinking water supply leached out to the...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Algae Bloom Blues

    Candidate forum tonight asks tough questions on managing the valley’s most precious resource. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A forum on water resources tonight will put town and county candidates in the hot seat on pressing environmental issues. Co-hosted by...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • Water weight

    Examining new efforts to protect a precious Wyoming resource Jackson Hole, Wyoming – During this past summer, as high-profile news concerning Medicaid expansion, wolf management and same-sex marriage grabbed headlines, a monumental shift in thinking occurred that...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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