two weeks in the West

Gilman, Sarah
April 2008
High Country News;4/28/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p3
The article offers news briefs related to environment in the U.S. Officials of Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc. are making preliminary actions to subdivide some of its timber holding. W.R. Grace & Co. set up a $3 billion trust pay the families of people who were killed by its vermiculate mine and its products. In April 2008, U.S. Congress approved the request of U.S. Department of Homeland Security to waive more than 30 federal and state environmental and cultural laws.


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