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Selling every seat in the House -- and Senate

January 21, 1983

Widespread use of political action committees, a relatively new phenomenon on the American political scene, is driving politics in many Western states.

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Selling every seat in the House -- and Senate
Widespread use of political action committees, a relatively new phenomenon on the American political scene, is driving politics in many Western states.
Dirge over troubled waters
No one knows the extent of groundwater pollution in the northern Rocky Mountain states. And even when contamination is discovered, it is often difficult to pinpoint the source.

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Watt whittles wilderness
Interior Secretary James Watt announced that 800,000 Bureau of Land Management acres under wilderness study would be withdrawn from study.
Indians gain significant water rights
Shoshone and Arapahoe Indians in Wyoming have succeeded at gaining protection for instream flows.
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