Subterranean blues

Carpenter, Betsy; Busch, Lisa
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/22/93, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p57
Discusses how caves all over America are being damaged and destroyed by environmental assaults from man. Federal Cave Resources Protection Act passed by Congress in 1988; How scientists are changing caverns; The long-awaited environmental impact statement by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM); Controversy over the newly discovered Lechuguilla cave in New Mexico. INSET: The artifacts and the loggers (Tongass National Forest)..


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