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Winding up in Medicine Bow

October 29, 1982

A Bureau of Reclamation wind turbine demonstration project in Wyoming may show the future promise of wind power.

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Winding up in Medicine Bow
A Bureau of Reclamation wind turbine demonstration project in Wyoming may show the future promise of wind power.
Hard times in hard rock
ARCO has closed not only its infamous Washoe Smelter at Anaconda, but also the copper refinery at Great Falls, the mile-wide Berkeley Pit and the entire underground mining operation underlying Butte, Montana. (Plus articles on copper depression in Arizona and Utah.)

Perspective

Regulatory reform goes awry
The Office of Surface Mining's proposed changes to coal mining regulations will weaken necessary rules without economic justification.

News

Prognosis gloomy for Idaho caribou
The last band of mountain caribou in the lower 48 states, in the Selkirk Mountains of northeastern Washington and norther Idaho, are threatened by a timber sale in an area critical to the caribou's movement between the United States and Canada.
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