Where do you draw the line?

Wilkinson, Todd
January 2008
High Country News;1/21/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p25
The author reflects on the issue concerning stopping the environmental destructions in the Western region in the U.S. He remarks that in recent years, activism and political agitation in the region have fallen out of vogue, thus allowing developments that destructs the natural landscape of the region. He argues that though it is inconvenient to be vigilant, yet it is a patriotic calling to stand-up against landscape destruction.


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