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Nixon moves on pollution front February 13, 1970

Nixon moves on pollution front

In a fast-moving series of events, President Richard Nixon ordered all federal installations to meet air and water pollution standards within three years, signed an executive order to fund clean-up of pollution on military bases, and more.

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More money for Yellowstone Park February 06, 1970

More money for Yellowstone Park

President Nixon has recommended to Congress that it appropriate more than $8.4 million for construction in Yellowstone National Park during the next fiscal year.

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Hells Canyon still threatened January 30, 1970

Hells Canyon still threatened

Legislation has been introduced in both the House and Senate to create a national park, national river and wilderness area complex along the Middle Snake River between Idaho and Oregon, an area known as Hells Canyon.

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Trail meetings spark controversy January 23, 1970

Trail meetings spark controversy

Paul Petzoldt, whose National Outdoor Leadership School was recently featured on a national television special, declared that the idea of a Continental Divide National Recreation Trail was "silly" and not practical.

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Grizzly hunting protested by Wyoming sportsmen January 16, 1970

Grizzly hunting protested by Wyoming sportsmen

The strongest opposition to the recently announced grizzly bear hunting season has come from the Natrona Sportsman's Association in Casper, Wyoming.

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