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Caves need protection

December 21, 1987

Congress considers a little-known bill -- the Federal Cave Resources Protection Act -- that would guard the thousands of caves underlying public lands from vandalism and other forms of destruction.

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Hidden, but vulnerable
Congress considers a little-known bill -- the Federal Cave Resources Protection Act -- that would guard the thousands of caves underlying public lands from vandalism and other forms of destruction.
Idaho debates public land access
The Idaho Conservation League joins a battle to regain access to a part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.

Perspective

Hapless DOE: What a long, strange trip it's on
Transportation of nuclear waste is an issue waiting to get hot. Federal plans for finding a place to put it are unclear, but the government's ultimate goal is disposal of radioactive debris from the civilian reactor and nuclear weapons industries in a deep geologic formation.

News

Environmental groups lose Burr Trail case
Four environmental groups suffered a defeat when U.S. District Judge Aldon Anderson ruled that Utah's rugged and beautiful Burr Trail may be widened and improved in Garfield County.
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