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High Country News May 29, 1981

Rolling down the road -- the invisible network of nuclear transport

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Rolling down the road -- the invisible network of nuclear transport

The U.S. Department of Energy makes so many secret shipments of nuclear weapons components each year that there are a likely a dozen or more convoys on the road on some days.

Uncommon Westerners

Project Lighthawk gets conservationists off the ground

With his small plane, Michael Stewartt flies journalists, government officials and activists around the Rocky Mountain region to give them a birds-eye view of strips mines, coal-fired power plants and areas of scenic beauty.

Perspective

Reagan budget hits Indian self-sufficiency

President Reagan's proposed budget would allot more taxpayer dollars to Indian reservations but also impair the tribes' efforts to gain control over energy development on reservations, undermining Indian tribes' efforts to become more self-sufficient.

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