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A busted Wyoming mining town remains haunted by 550 lost jobs

March 18, 1985

In Part 2 of a two-issue series on boom and bust in Wyoming, Lander is still reeling from U.S. Steel's decision last April to permanently close its Atlantic City iron ore mine.

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A busted Wyoming mining town remains haunted by 550 lost jobs
Lander, Wyo., is still reeling from U.S. Steel's decision last April to permanently close its Atlantic City iron ore mine.
Critics say U.S. Steel is running its Provo, Utah, mill into the ground
Although U.S. Steel denies it, the firm is shutting down the immense Geneva mill step by step, even as it wrings millions in profits out of it and the workers it plans to layoff.

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Utahns try to bury Canyonlands dump
The Department of Energy has run into stiff opposition to its plans for siting the nation's first high-level nuclear waste dump at the Davis and Lavender Canyon sites a mile from Canyonlands National Park.
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