What Watt wrought

October 31, 1983

Even in defeat, Secretary of Interior James Watt has achieved a certain triumph. He has denied the fruits of victory to those who finally beat him.


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Watt's ignorance of coal proved fatal
Secretary James Watt's downfall was caused largely by his apparent failure to understand the major coal issues and the economy that has evolved since his early stint in Interior in the mid-1970s.
James Watt left his mark on Idaho
Watt's unique concept of balanced management landed on Idaho with his appointments to the BLM districts' citizen advisory boards.


Citizens and the Forest Service join forces to save a wilderness area
When Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness drastically changed its regulations recently, it did so with the help of a unique band of citizens called the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area Working Group.
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