High Country News April 17, 1981
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
Inheritance taxes negate the rise in farmland value and consume some farms that would otherwise pass on to the farmers' heirs, prompting efforts to reform tax laws.
In part two of a two-part series, a geologist from Colorado examines the future of oil shale in the Rocky Mountain region, exploring the water, reclamation and technological questions that must be resolved.
Editor Dan Whipple examines and critiques the roots and new tactics of the radical environmental group Earth First!