On Wednesday, January 9, Stephanie Potter spoke with Sean Stevens of Oregon Wild about Bush's "compromise" with the timber industry: The Western Oregon Plan Revision or "Whopper." Stevens describes how this plan would decimate old growth forests and salmon habitat on BLM lands, and offers common sense solutions. (More info at www.oregonwild.org )
The latest on last week's 'incident' between Iranian and US naval vessels is that senior Pentagon officials apparently used an off-the-record Pentagon briefing to create a sensational media campaign around what was a relatively minor event.
The initial press stories on the incident can all be traced to one press briefing, made by the Deputy assistant secretary of defense for public Affairs.
But the information released at that briefing has since been repudiated by the Navy itself.
A plan for the removal of four dams on the klamath River was announced on Tuesday.
This plan follows two years of closed-door negotiations between farmers, Indian tribes, fishermen, conservation groups and government agencies battling over scarce water and fish protected by the Endangered Species Act.