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San Luis Valley shows rural ingenuity

July 2, 1976

Residents of southern Colorado's San Luis Valley aren't waiting for federal or state lawmakers to solve their energy problems. They have taken the matter into their own hands, and have several dozen working solar systems as proof of their success.

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San Luis Valley shows rural ingenuity
Residents of southern Colorado's San Luis Valley aren't waiting for federal or state lawmakers to solve their energy problems. They have taken the matter into their own hands, and have several dozen working solar systems as proof of their success.
Dams take their toll
Each successive dam that has been built in the Columbia River and its tributaries has posed new problems for the salmon and steelhead that return to the streams each year to spawn.

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What ever happened to the federal land use bill?
David Calfee, an Environmental Policy Center lobbyist for the federal land use planning bill that narrowly failed in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1975, gives insight into what caused the effort to falter.
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