Magazine
Calls for halt in coal leases

November 12, 1971

Sen. Gaylord Nelson is pressing for a moratorium on federal permits and leases for coal strip mining on public lands until environmental reviews have been made.

Feature

Download entire issue
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
Calls for halt in coal leases
Sen. Gaylord Nelson is pressing for a moratorium on federal permits and leases for coal strip mining on public lands until environmental reviews have been made.

News

The dilemma of roads
At the center of the debate of development versus preservation of the canyon country of southern Utah is the question of whether -- and where -- to build roads.

Perspective

Observations on eagles, sheep
A letter to HCN from someone who has observed the nesting and eating habits of golden eagles for several years around Laramie, Wyo.: "I'm not saying that eagles can't or don't kill sheep but the wool is not so far over my eyes that I can't see some mighty big discrepancies."