High Country News July 10, 1981
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When the Anaconda Copper Co. closed its Anaconda, Mont., smelter in October, the community appealed to the state for help in keeping the town alive. But the state's response has been disappointing.
Thousands of plans to create new hydroelectric, solar, geothermal or industry-cogenerated power under the 1978 Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act are being fought by electric utilities.
Given the press of time and circumstances, the vocabulary of environmental organizations increasingly reflects a new technological style.