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Firms buy out opposition

September 9, 1977

ANG Coal Gasification Company quieted opposition to its plans for a facility in North Dakota by purchasing land owned by members of the community who opposed the project.

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Firms buy out opposition
ANG Coal Gasification Company quieted opposition to its plans for a facility in North Dakota by purchasing land owned by members of the community who opposed the project.
Desolation Canyon becoming perhaps too popular
The Bureau of Reclamation may begin a reservation system for the Desolation Canyon section of Utah's Green River amid concerns about the growing number of river visitors.

News

Geologists document off-road vehicle damage
As President Jimmy Carter issued restrictions to off-road vehicle (ORV) use, building on the restriction issued in 1972 by then-President Richard Nixon, the Geological Society of America released a report detailing the impacts of ORV use, primarily in California.
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