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How many coal bucks should a smart state lasso?

March 7, 1980

States apply a variety of severance taxes to non-renewable resources such as coal, defying efforts to create a unified, national approach.

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How many coal bucks should a smart state lasso?
States apply a variety of severance taxes to non-renewable resources such as coal, defying efforts to create a unified, national approach.

News

Influential 'techno-twit' mines U.S. energy inefficiencies
Amory Lovins says the industrialized world suffers not from energy want but from energy waste, and foresees a future where energy bills go down, benefiting both utilities and consumers.

Perspective

Business-as-usual politics spurs new dam foes
Some conservative Western senators are unexpectedly calling for cuts to federal water project spending -- and environmentalists should cooperate by not fighting the few water projects that might have some redeeming value.