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WIPPing into shape in New Mexico

February 4, 1983

A special issue on Arizona and New Mexico, with articles on nuclear waste disposal, coal mining in the Bisti Badlands, erosion of Grand Canyon beaches, and the Central Arizona Project.

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WIPPing into shape in New Mexico
Officials trying to build the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant are discovering that they must first solve many institutional problems which are tied into the continuing national debate over nuclear energy.
Finding fault with Glen Canyon Dam
Like hosing down a driveway, the Colorado River's daily rising and falling is causing a gradual erosion of Grand Canyon beaches.

Perspective

They built it with silver and gold
The water brought from the Colorado River by the $3.4 billion Central Arizona Project will be expensive.
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