two weeks in the West

Thompson, Jonathan
May 2007
High Country News;5/28/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p3
The article focuses on the reservation of natural resources in the West. Many loggers are blamed for the slated extinction of birds such as owl that are being included in a supplemental menu. Also, 200 chefs are requesting the U.S. Congress to remove dams and to restore rivers inorder to protect salmon along the Pacific coast, because they will likely to overflow from the dammed, algae-infested rivers. Meanwhile, the South African-based SXR Uranium One Inc. has acquired the stored Shootaring Mill in southern Utah to restore uranium mining. Furthermore, the clean up of uranium mill in Utah is going on, which is slated to finish by 2028 because it is found to have caused cancer to the residents nearby.


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