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Coal plant planners eye Southern Utah

May 6, 1977

In the wake of the defeated plans for the giant Kaiparowits power plant, another coal-fired power plant is planned for the canyon country of southern Utah -- the 3,000 megawatt Intermountain Power Project, to be located 10 miles east of Capitol Reef National Park.

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Coal plant planners eye Southern Utah
In the wake of the defeated plans for the giant Kaiparowits power plant, another coal-fired power plant is planned for the canyon country of southern Utah -- the 3,000 megawatt Intermountain Power Project, to be located 10 miles east of Capitol Reef National Park.
Pinchot ruled the Forest Service back when conservation was king
In the second of a two-part series, author Peter Wild recounts how Gifford Pinchot tramped through the West and schemed with President Teddy Roosevelt, and ultimately became chief of 16 million acres of forest reserves.

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