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September 06, 2016
The Little Colorado River & Coconino Plateau
by John Weisheit
A watershed of great diversity and culture

October 18, 2013
Enefit's Utah Oil Shale Project near the White River: An Environmental Impact Statement
by John Weisheit
Mining and processing operation will impair the White River and significantly increase air pollution

August 03, 2011
Flaming Gorge Pipeline Documents
by John Weisheit
The Regional Watershed Supply Project (RWSP) and permit application by Million Conservation Resource Group

July 28, 2011
Public scoping meetings for the Department of Energy Uranium Leasing Program
by John Weisheit
Lawsuit generates a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

March 17, 2009
Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Navajo Mountain, Utah
by John Weisheit
An irreplaceable natural wonder and sacred site remains encroached upon by Glen Canyon Dam's reservoir, Lake Powell.

January 23, 2009
The Powell Survey of the 1870s: Art & Science from the Saddle
by John Weisheit
For John Wesley Powell, the foot outperformed the river boat for scientific accomplishments.

August 27, 2008
Escalante National Monument: a history of the first proposal
by John Weisheit
Roosevelt and Truman administrations tried to protect San Juan, Glen, Narrow and Cataract canyons in SE Utah

August 21, 2008
The Beginning Years of the Adaptive Management Program for operations at Glen Canyon Dam
by John Weisheit
A chronology with links about the history of initiating an adaptive management scheme, with the intent to improve the values of Grand Canyon National Park

November 13, 2007
Desolation Canyon: History along the Green River
by James Aton
A significant contribution to the history of the Green River will be published in 2009 by Utah State University Press, which will include a DVD film of the oral history project for this book.

October 17, 2007
The Colorado Riverbed Case, 1929-1931
by John Weisheit
The Colorado Riverbed Case is the largest known oral history of the people who personally navigated the Colorado River basin in Utah prior to 1929. This extremely rare testimony is now on the worldwide web.




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