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Concerns about U.S. Postal Service delays and voter intimidation from voting rights advocates. Plus, Joe Biden calls for emergency housing legislation.

Archive: February 9, 2007

Eight out of 10 Montanans oppose turning Montana's Lolo Peak into a ski resort, according to analysis of public comments by the Sierra Club. Bob Clark, with the Sierra Club's Missoula field office, believes the public strongly supports preserving Lolo Peak from development because they dislike how ...Read More

Members of the South Dakota Farmers Union are gathering in Huron this weekend for their annual convention, and topping the agenda is the future of the state's cooperative movement. Julie Bartling with the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation says cooperatives are a crucial part of the state's econ ...Read More

It is finally cold enough for ice fishing on Iowa lakes, according to the Southern Iowa Resource Conservation and Development Area, which coordinates the development of several southern Iowa lakes. The group's Dennis Hilger says, in addition to supplying drinking water, these reservoirs also provide ...Read More

A plan being proposed as part of the next Farm Bill could help grow Minnesota's economy by promoting "next generation" biomass energy from farm products. Gary Botzek, with the Minnesota Conservation Federation, says the idea is to look beyond only corn for farm-produced energy. "There are other cro ...Read More

Young voters in New Mexico say they want more accountability in and access to the state's political system. They are planning a rally at the Capitol to show support for the bipartisan ethics and campaign finance reform package that was introduced in the legislature last week. Keenan King, with th ...Read More

More nuclear power may be coming to Idaho. Alternate Energy Holdings Inc., has announced its plans to purchase land along the Snake River near Bruneau, where it will build a nuclear plant and sell electricity on the open market. Local and state conservation groups are organizing to oppose the proje ...Read More

A new plan passed by a U.S. House committee would boost clean energy production and conservation in southeastern Ohio and other Appalachian coal regions. The plan would use $12 million per year to increase wind, solar, bio-fuels, and clean coal production. Ohio Representative Zack Space authored ...Read More

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