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The crisis in energy: Water comes up short

November 23, 1973

In Wyoming and eastern Montana, plans for harnessing the Powder River Basin's coal to ease the energy crisis are running into the realities of limited water supply.

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The crisis in energy: Water comes up short
In Wyoming and eastern Montana, plans for harnessing the Powder River Basin's coal to ease the energy crisis are running into the realities of limited water supply.

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Water ... key to energy development
A map of the waterways surrounding the Powder River Basin, with potential reservoirs that may be developed to support coal-fired power plants.
Dredging up an old wolf
Congressional hearings are expected to be completed before the end of the session on administration bills to create a Department of Energy and Natural Resources and transfer functions of several agencies now outside the Interior to that department.