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Solitude seekers disagree about open spaces

May 16, 1980

More than 174 million obscure acres in the West have been spotlighted by the Bureau of Land Management's wilderness inventory, which is now the subject of public scrutiny.

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Solitude seekers disagree about open spaces
More than 174 million obscure acres in the West have been spotlighted by the Bureau of Land Management's wilderness inventory, which is now the subject of public scrutiny.

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Colorado town waits, wonders what to do with uranium tailings
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Fair breeze for wind energy; projects whirl
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