From the daily archives: Monday, April 30, 2007

From the Casper Star Tribune, Story about water wells in the Pinedale and Jonah gas fields being contaminated by benzene and other hydrocarbons. Well Probe Points to Trucks. By Whitney Royster.

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More on the RAT. By Greg Lewis. Tucson Citizen.

Who are the interests behind the pay-to-use-your-public-land philosophy?

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This sounds very serious. It could spread.

Ebola-like virus killing fish in Great Lakes. USA Today. By Dennis Cauchon.

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This is a piece from Writers on the Range. Why would a federal agency trash its libraries? Jeff Ruch. The Bush Administration calls it “de-accessioning” their library.

There have been a lot of stories about this action. This is the first posting I have made.

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I’m a but unsure this is news because every winter and spring the class of elk that wolves find the easiest to kill in Yellowstone seems to vary, but here is the article

Yellowstone wolves again eating older elk. Jackson Hole News and Guide.

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State calls off coyote hunt. By Matt Christensen. Times-News writer.

The South Hills are not in South Central Idaho like the article says. They are in extreme southern Idaho.

Shooting coyotes by paid employees from aircraft to reduce their numbers is not properly called “a hunt”

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Grizzlies delisted

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For delisted grizzlies, future is now. By Mike Stark of the Billings Gazette.

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April 2007


‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey