TITLE

two weeks in the West

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;3/3/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the various environmental issues facing the western regions in the U.S. It states that the Bureau of Reclamation plans to spend a total of $1 million with the aim of removing mussels that obstructs the water pipes built in the Hoover Dam. Ecologists believe that the move will provide negative impacts on the region's aquatic ecosystem. Meanwhile, arguments have arise among skiers and environmentalists concerning the approval given to Grand Targhee Resort for the expansion of its facility in the Jackson Hole ski area in Wyoming. On the other hand, the anticipated real estate development in Wolf Creek, Colorado also poses controversies among environmentalists.
ACCESSION #
31217261

 

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