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Power plant ahead

August 1, 1975

Wheatland, Wyoming, has so far dodged the energy boom, but it may be the future home of the Missouri Basin Power Project, a 1,500 megawatt coal-fired power plant.

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Power plant ahead
Wheatland, Wyoming, has so far dodged the energy boom, but it may be the future home of the Missouri Basin Power Project, a 1,500 megawatt coal-fired power plant.
Kaiparowits comes before the people
Many people in southern Utah favor construction of the Kaiparowits coal-fired power plant, which would be the largest in the country. But a growing number are starting to have second thoughts, and ranchers in the coal-mining areas are asking for help from environmentalists.

Uncommon Westerners

Clif Merritt: he leads from behind
Clifton Merritt, the western regional director of the Wilderness Society, is an atypical environmental leader -- not flashy or full of fire and brimstone, but good at motivating people positively.
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