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High Country News November 18, 1991

A passive town in Utah awaits its fate

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A passive town in Utah awaits its fate

Overwhelmed by the current wave of tourism, federal administrators of the public land surrounding Moab say they are unprepared to handle the environmental impacts of off-trail biking, four-wheeling and unregulated camping.

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New fight looms over Kaiparowits

Southern Utah's vast and unspoiled Kaiparowits Plateau is once again at the center of a battle over large-scale coal development.

Battered Targhee seeks a new course

For years environmentalists wrote off the Targhee National Forest as a sacrifice zone, but as the Targhee re-writes its forest plan, the area is under close scrutiny.

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