Magazine
The Great Balancing Act

July 5, 1974

Plans to extract oil shale from northwestern Colorado raise concerns about how to balance energy development with efforts to address social impacts, air pollution, oil shale tailings, and impacts to water and wildlife.

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The Great Balancing Act
Plans to extract oil shale from northwestern Colorado raise concerns about how to balance energy development with efforts to address social impacts, air pollution, oil shale tailings, and impacts to water and wildlife.

Uncommon Westerners

Egan O'Connor and nuclear pollution
Through a group called the Task Force Against Nuclear Pollution, Egan O'Connor has helped locate, computerize, and wave in front of Congress the names of nearly 81,000 Americans who want to turn off nuclear fission.

News

Governor advocates slow growth
Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof is opposed to construction of the Two Forks Dam on the South Platte River, advocating a policy of wise growth rather than a sudden expansion of Denver's water supply.