Colorado at the Crossroads

November 27, 1981

A special issue on Colorado, with articles on the oil shale boom on Battlement Mesa, dueling small-town newspapers, Colorado politics, and Denver's waster policy.


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Colorado's rural suburb
Battlement Mesa is an ambitious effort to deal in one fell swoop with all the physical community needs created by large-scale oil shale development.


Denver muddies water policy
The Denver Water Board wages ongoing battles with consumer advocates, environmentalists, and residents of Colorado's Western Slope.