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Desert study is released

December 10, 1971

Conservationists are hailing the release of the Bureau of Land Management's recommendations for management in central Wyoming's Red Desert, which include limiting mining and fencing and establishing a new primitive area.

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Desert study is released
Conservationists are hailing the release of the Bureau of Land Management's recommendations for management in central Wyoming's Red Desert, which include limiting mining and fencing and establishing a new primitive area.

News

Increasing attention on public lands
The public lands of the West are drawing more and more attention as criticism continues to mount against clearcutting of timber, indiscriminate mining ventures in national beauty spots, predator poisoning, and a gamut of other problems.
Mining exposed as serious problem
As strip mining grows rapidly in the West, hearings on strip mining are being conducted in both the U.S. Senate and the House on bills that would regulate strip mining in a variety of ways or ban it totally.
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