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Timber Road Rage

19. August 2012

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Timber Road Rage

A battle over the effects of logging and roads on salmon streams and drinking water is moving up to the Supreme Court, with sides disagreeing over just how perilous the problem -- or a solution -- is. I visited the Tillamook State Forest in Oregon -- ground zero for logging runoff -- this spring to get the story for High Country News.

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The Water Commish

2. August 2012

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The Water Commish

With Colorado bracing for a hot and dry (and smoky) summer, I spoke with state water commissioners for University of Northern Colorado's Northern Vision magazine to hear about the challenges of managing water for a parched state of farmers, river runners, and homeowners.

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