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Oil shale cost immense

October 12, 1973

The Department of Interior is on the eve of releasing the shackles on oil shale development in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming -- but conservation organizations are worried that the cost to the environment will be too high.

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Oil shale cost immense
The Department of Interior is on the eve of releasing the shackles on oil shale development in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming -- but conservation organizations are worried that the cost to the environment will be too high.
Whither the train: Reclamation for rusty rails
In part two in a series about the fate of passenger rail, Lander, Wyo., which saw its last passenger train over 25 years ago, may foreclose on a potential railroad revival if it allows the branch rail-line that serves the town to be abandoned.

Conversation

Michael McCloskey, Sierra Club leader
An HCN interview with Michael McCloskey, who succeeded David Brower as executive director of the Sierra Club.