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The Two Towers

11/19/2013 ● By Steve

If all goes according to plan, a pair of gargantuan towers will soon rise from the desert floor...

Federal Shutdown's First Casualties Are Counted While Rep. Cook Makes Excuses

10/01/2013 ● By Steve

Congressmen won't see their paychecks stop during the shutdown that began this morning. We can't say the same for their constituents.

Film on the Front Lines: An Interview with Robert Lundahl on his new film "Who Are My People?"

08/30/2013 ● By Steve

The gold rush for green power development across the desert is destroying Native American sacred sites and environmental resources.

It's Official - the Marines Plan to Take Most of Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area

02/13/2013 ● By Steve

The Marine Corps has decided to take nearly 170,000 acres from the BLM's Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area to add to the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms for training purposes.

Protestors Mourn the Death of Our Desert at Ocotillo

09/30/2012 ● By Steve

On National Public Lands Day, September 29, a funeral was held near Ocotillo, along the border of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, not for a human being, but rather for the desert itself.

Twentynine Palms Marine Base Land Acquisition Final EIS Available

07/27/2012 ● By Steve

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER, TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (July 27, 2012) - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the Department of the Navy, on behalf of the

Obama Administration Releases Their Roadmap for Widespread Solar Energy Development Across the Desert and Elsewhere

07/25/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownTurning a deaf ear toward concerns about destruction of the desert's ecology, Native American cultural resources and sacred sites, lack of tribal consultation and public input, and

Supervisors Mitzelfelt and Derry Endorse Johnson Valley Alternative That Preserves Public Access

07/03/2012 ● By Steve

San Bernardino County Supervisors Brad Mitzelfelt and Neil Derry sent letters to members of Congress and the Obama Administration on June 1, endorsing a plan to retain full public access to the Johnso

Cadiz Water Grab Meets With Significant Opposition

07/03/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownThe Cadiz desert water mining project is pointing a finger at alleged misrepresentations by a "shadowy operative," and stating the project will not harm, nor irreperably harm the de

Congress Set to Consider Legislation Undermining Protection for National Parks

06/18/2012 ● By Steve

An alert from the National Parks Conservation Association:Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will begin consideration of HR 2578, an omnibus bill that undermines fundamental protection for Jo