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Colorado has grappled with ways to balance the enormous economic value of oil and gas production, including tax revenues and jobs, with its unwanted impacts on residential communities and the environment. ... But the story of Texas Tea reveals what ...
Since many riders will be all alone in their cars with nothing to do, the authors also predict that self-driving cars "could offer a comfortable new viewing environment for fans of pornography to immerse themselves in." Perhaps their ickiest prediction ...

They, along with most other monument opponents, hold to the Sagebrush rebel ideology of local autonomy, the belief that San Juan County residents - not environmentalists from Salt Lake City, not bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., not backpackers who ...
Since many riders will be all alone in their cars with nothing to do, the authors also predict that self-driving cars "could offer a comfortable new viewing environment for fans of pornography to immerse themselves in." Perhaps their ickiest prediction ...
They, along with most other monument opponents, hold to the Sagebrush rebel ideology of local autonomy, the belief that San Juan County residents - not environmentalists from Salt Lake City, not bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., not backpackers who ...
"Dad and Frank were part of a period when the United States was shifting over from that manifest destiny mindset to be more concerned about the environment," Derek Craighead, John's son, told the Jackson Hole News&Guide. Their science sometimes led ...

The Bundy family attacking the Bureau of Land Management is ironic, because the agency was created in 1946 to be weak and rancher-friendly - the "Bureau of Livestock and Mining," environmentalist Edward Abbey sneered. The withering of the agency ...
#The answer to the final question, published Friday, Wallace Stegner left a legacy as writer, professor and environmentalist who once moved Edward Abbey to pronounce him "the only living American writer worthy of the Nobel." #Learn more about One Book ...
Reread Desert Solitaire, by Edward Abbey for perspective on Arches National Monument. .... However THEY don't leave their vehicles mid-trail roughing it over harsh terrain in a closed environment where they've been told to stay off that service road ...
There, his students included Edward Abbey, Wendell Berry, and Ken Kesey, all of them noted writers, as well as Sandra Day O'connor, a Supreme Court justice.
Good news for doom and gloom environmentalists .... the nation's (world's) population, the parks can not be saved. or anything else worth a damn.
In 1968, in Desert Solitaire, Edward Abbey implored the U.S. National Park system to ban cars from a ten mile distance from all park entrances.
Perhaps it is because of so many news articles in the Salt Lake Tribune about mindless Utah cretins destroying the environment because they think it is the cool thing to do. Goblin ... Desert Solitaire is Edward Abbey's literary monument to Arches and ...
The Bundy family attacking the Bureau of Land Management is ironic, because the agency was created in 1946 to be weak and rancher-friendly - the "Bureau of Livestock and Mining," environmentalist Edward Abbey sneered. The withering of the agency ...
Men such as John Muir, Henry David Thoreau, and Edward Abbey have long dominated the genre, an imbalance partially explained by women's historic lack of freedom to leave home.
Edward Abbey, the American essayist, wrote: "The conservatives love their cheap labor; the liberals love their cheap cause.
Both are cleared-eyed as to prospects, both are protective, and both have celebrated Edward Abbey, whom Williams references for his "civil disobedience, or more to the point, wild obedience - a guide to finding one's whole self in relation to wildness ...

Peacock is the well-known real-life model for Edward Abbey's fictional George Washington Hayduke in Abbey's environmental classic The Monkey Wrench Gang and also in the posthumously published sequel Hayduke Lives.
He returns to the park ten years after that first season, and in this second section of the book he describes growing up in Washington state, discovering Edward Abbey, and enjoying footloose travels, learning, growing and finding direction that leads ...
"Juniper Arms" was inspired by the book Desert Solitare by Edward Abbey and unquestionably evokes a presence of serenity and fundamentalism.
Earth First! was founded in 1979 by a group of self-described "rednecks for wilderness" inspired by Edward Abbey's 1975 ode to environmental subversion, The Monkey Wrench Gang.
The book's release falls almost exquisitely between Edward Abbey's rumination on humanity and wilderness in "Desert Solitaire," and Cheryl Strayed's search for healing in the landscape with "Wild.
"The Monkey Wrench Gang" (1975), by Edward Abbey follows a group of characters as they fight to prevent destructive development projects throughout the lands of the American southwest.
Edward Abbey, who worked as a ranger and lookout in Utah and Arizona in the 1960s and 1970s, captured the job's mystical appeal in novels such as Desert Solitaire and Black Sun.
... Access equipment (bulldozers and backhoes). Edward Abbey and his "monkey wrench gang" would have approved. ... These activist Native Americans are heirs of the continent's first human inhabitants, who always understood the need to live in harmony ...
Here is some some motivation from environmental advocate, author and National Park Ranger Edward Abbey. Abbey was giving a speech to a group of environmentalists in Missoula, Montana that was later published in the High Country News on Sept.
In a terrific new memoir about his career in journalism, McDonell talks about working with writers who became modern legends (including Jim Harrison, Edward Abbey, George Plimpton, and Hunter S. Thompson), the early days of 'Outside,' and the bright ...
Years before patrolling the Appalachian Trail as a law enforcement officer, Will Jaynes walked it under the trail name Hayduke, an homage to the law-defying radical environmentalist portrayed in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang. "I had long nasty ...
Years before patrolling the Appalachian Trail as a law enforcement officer, Will Jaynes walked it under the trail name Hayduke, an homage to the law-defying radical environmentalist portrayed in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang. "I had long nasty ...
Albuquerque, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn is stepping down. ... Everett Ruess could have been one of this country's greatest wilderness writers, a poet and author on a par with John Muir or Edward Abbey.
In "Great Tide Rising," Moore, a distinguished professor of philosophy at Oregon State University, who taught critical thinking and environment ethics for many years, offers some openhearted ways of facing global change. ... list-making, humorous ...
Why, all this fuss about water is just nonsense put out there by environmentalist do-gooders who hate progress and apple pie.
The book is a testament to Terry Tempest Williams's canonical place in American environmental literature, alongside Henry David Thoreau, Wallace Stegner, Edward Abbey, and Annie Dillard. ... Each of them, in their own way, advocates for social justice ...
So it comes as a welcome surprise that the 60-year-old environmentalist Terry Tempest Williams could visit Big Bend National Park in Texas for 10 days in January 2015 and have it to herself.
Why, all this fuss about water is just nonsense put out there by environmentalist do-gooders who hate progress and apple pie.
The book is a testament to Terry Tempest Williams's canonical place in American environmental literature, alongside Henry David Thoreau, Wallace Stegner, Edward Abbey, and Annie Dillard. ... Each of them, in their own way, advocates for social justice ...
So it comes as a welcome surprise that the 60-year-old environmentalist Terry Tempest Williams could visit Big Bend National Park in Texas for 10 days in January 2015 and have it to herself.
As she thinks about Canyonlands National Park, Terry writes letters to Ed Abbey, newspaper editors, friends, John Wesley Powell, and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, among others.
"All the Wild that Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West," by essayist David Gessner, is an effective combination of travelogue, biography and memoir.
Patrick J. Adams is used to a buttoned-up environment. As attorney Mike Ross on USA Network's Suits, he spends his fair share of time at Pearson Specter Litt, the show's swanky Manhattan law firm.
It's hard to believe that more than 25 years have passed since Western writer and fierce conservationist Edward Abbey died, on March 14, 1989.
Edward Abbey, the cranky environmentalist and misanthrope, haunts these pages - Williams reprints her long, posthumous letter to him.
"Our national parks are breathing spaces, in a time when we're all holding our breath," the author and environmentalist says. In her new book, "The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's ... But the parks and monuments are much more than ...
With more and more people coming to Moab, he questioned the impacts that growing numbers of special events and tourists are having on the surrounding environment. "Moab has got to ask itself this question: If we're inviting the world and the tourists ...
I note with interest that the debate over the fate of Glen Canyon dam - you know, the one that created Lake Powell in southern Utah, the second-largest artificial reservoir in the U.S.
Edward Abbey's autobiographical book "Desert Solitaire" in 1968 accused NPS -- his employer -- of promoting "industrial tourism.
... who has been fighting against the polluters, the ecosystems killers, the cultural genocide soldiers, since I was 15 years old, fresh from Paris, France, and into the Sonora of Santa Catalina, saguaros, and Tucson, where Edward Abbey got drunk and ...
One such book was Edward Abbey's "Desert Solitaire." Abbey brings the reader into the landscape and he gave me a good visualization of what to expect from this environment. But as we traverse north along the PCT, I'm in awe at the diversity of the desert.
HHHThe questionably named "Lake Powell," or "Lake Foul" to a host of environmentalists, is receding. Slowly, inch by inch, Glen Canyon is coming back.
"A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization itself.


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