Mining down on the ranch

 

Carolyn and Irv Alderson, owners and operators of the Bones Brothers Ranch in Birney, Mont., could benefit from mining coal on their property, but say "in the end the productivity of the land is the only material thing on this earth that can be left for the future." Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/6.12/download-entire-issue

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