Special issue: Earth Day

April 17, 1970

The environmental issues surrounding Earth Day are nothing new to us. But we wanted to join millions of others in celebrating what is hopefully a new direction in the destiny of our planet. We will continue to tell people about the beauty of the Rocky Mountain region, its clean air, clear streams, wide-open spaces, and friendly atmosphere.


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Wyoming's environmental problems are not unique
Wyoming, like all other Rocky Mountain states, is caught in the dichotomous dilemma of development or degradation.


People of the West are changing attitudes about environment
Throughout the Rocky Mountain region there are demands to take a closer look at industries' impact on the environment.


Scenic mountain area threatened by mining
The White Clouds area near Challis, Idaho, is under pressure from potential development of molybdenum.
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