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Nation now molding its first Indian water policy

February 23, 1979

President Jimmy Carter has taken the first step toward establishing a national Indian water policy, which has been defined de facto by large water projects that flood Indian lands while not providing a proportional share of the water.

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Nation now molding its first Indian water policy
President Jimmy Carter has taken the first step toward establishing a national Indian water policy, which has been defined de facto by large water projects that flood Indian lands while not providing a proportional share of the water.
Yellowstone: for people or for preservation?
Ever since Congress designated Yellowstone National Park in 1872, the park's guardians have faced a riddle: whether to manage Yellowstone for the benefit and enjoyment of people, or to preserve it from injury and spoilation.
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