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John Wesley Powell tests El Dorado

August 27, 1976

John Wesley Powell told the hard truth about the West, but his advice for a more considerate approach to westward expansion was widely scorned and largely rejected.

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John Wesley Powell tests El Dorado
John Wesley Powell told the hard truth about the West, but his advice for a more considerate approach to westward expansion was widely scorned and largely rejected. The first in a two-part series by Peter Wild.
Sh-h-h, the butterflies have something to say
Until recently everyone worried about whooping cranes, whales, and bald eagles. Now, butterflies are the first insects to join the ranks of the U.S. Endangered Species List.

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States flunk EPA air quality standards test
Of the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountain states, only North Dakota received Environmental Protection Agency approval of the state's plans for attaining and maintaining national ambient air quality standards.