Battle for the Wilderness

Stegner, Wallace
February 1954
New Republic;2/15/54, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p13
Focuses on the plans of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to build dams in Echo Park and Split Mountain Canyon in Colorado. Effect of the dams on the unique beauties the Dinosaur National Monument was reserved to protect; Amount proposed for developing recreational facilities within the monument; Need to study alkalination and pollution of water from irrigation and industrial plants upstream before construction of any such dam.


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