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Carter's energy plan will push Western coal boom

May 20, 1977

President Jimmy Carter's national energy plan calls for a heavy reliance on coal to bridge the gap between today's oil- and gas-fueled society and the renewable resource-based society of the future.

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Carter's energy plan will push Western coal boom
President Jimmy Carter's national energy plan calls for a heavy reliance on coal to bridge the gap between today's oil- and gas-fueled society and the renewable resource-based society of the future.
Carving up Alaska and keeping one share wild
As if in return for the great mineral wealth that the nation is seeking on Alaska's frontier, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act would give the nation millions of acres of public domain as new national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and wild and scenic rivers.

Uncommon Westerners

Rod Nash sees end to the freedom of the hills
Roderick Nash, whose passion is exploring and preserving wilderness, sees wilderness not as an amenity, but as a powerful aid for overcoming a frontier mentality.
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