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1984 may be a Wilderness Year

December 12, 1983

1984 is ripe for a flood of state wilderness bills to pass Congress, meaning that President Ronald Reagan could end up signing more wilderness legislation into law than any other chief executive.

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1984 may be a Wilderness Year
1984 is ripe for a flood of state wilderness bills to pass Congress, meaning that President Ronald Reagan could end up signing more wilderness legislation into law than any other chief executive.
How Lake Powell almost broke free of Glen Canyon Dam
A harrowing, in-depth account of how the Bureau of Reclamation responded to the Colorado River's wrathful 1982 summer runoff that nearly broke the Glen Canyon Dam.

Perspective

A fable for our time
The existing technological culture won't be pushed aside without a hard fight. The resilience of the Bureau of Reclamation at Glen Canyon Dam this summer showed that.

News

Rancher fights missiles with six-shooter
Ranchers are standing up to the U.S. Army, which in the 1940s acquired their land to create the White Sands Missile Range, because they feel they were never adequately compensated for the loss of that land.
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