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Jeffrey City: "I don't know a person in town who isn't thinking of leaving"

December 26, 1980

In Jeffrey City, Wyo., a 25-year-old boom town that lies in one of the most hostile environments in the country, the local union struggles to hold the town together amid layoffs caused by a downturn in the uranium industry.

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Jeffrey City: "I don't know a person in town who isn't thinking of leaving"
In Jeffrey City, Wyo., a 25-year-old boom town that lies in one of the most hostile environments in the country, the local union struggles to hold the town together amid layoffs caused by a downturn in the uranium industry.

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PCB: Toxic material escaped transformers, now regulation
Two years after its manufacture was banned, and some 18 months since an accidental spill in Montana contaminated foodstuffs in Western states, the carcinogenic insulation fluid known as PCB remains in widespread use, largely unregulated and undisposable.
Growth studies spur much talk, little consensus
Controlling growth in the Rocky Mountain West has never been fertile ground for a consensus of opinion. So few people were surprised this week that just as Utah announced a new growth study, Colorado was forced to swallow its control proposals.