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The crisis in energy: strip-mining laws

February 16, 1973

As Montana and Wyoming struggle to enact protective legislation in the face of ever-expanding strip mining, landowners, environmentalists and an awakening public are being pitted against the energy lobby.

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The crisis in energy: strip-mining laws
As Montana and Wyoming struggle to enact protective legislation in the face of ever-expanding strip mining, landowners, environmentalists and an awakening public are being pitted against the energy lobby.

News

Clarks Fork is dirty
Farming and ranching practices insensitive to erosion in the area that drains into the Clarks Fork of Yellowstone River in Montana are causing problems for stream life and for cities like Billings that rely on the Clarks Fork for drinking water.
Sierra Club sets energy policy
The Sierra Club is proposing energy economics reforms that would rapidly phase out all kinds of economic subsidies to fossil-fuel energy industries.