High Country News November 21, 1988
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The mining industry trumped a citizens' action group on initiatives that would have forced tougher reclamation and water protection standards and raised state taxes on gold mined by heap leaching or in open pits.
Statewide, conservation and outdoor issues played a key role only in the race won by Rep. Richard Stallings.
Close to 500 wild horses have been shot and left to decay in the Nevada desert over the last two years.