A proposed 35-million-acre land swap is shrouded in confusion

 

Some conservationists think the land swap is designed to benefit mining and drilling companies. But industry, perhaps because it's been burned by earlier administration initiatives, is not speaking strongly in support. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/17.3/download-entire-issue

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