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August 12, 2001 | GEOFFREY MOHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush administration is moving swiftly to expand oil and gas drilling on millions of acres of Western lands, opening up some of the nation's last unspoiled mountains, canyons and badlands from the Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean. But the push for more energy sidesteps fundamental questions about how much fossil fuel lies beneath these public lands, how much can be extracted profitably and to what extent rules protecting wildlife and wilderness currently hamper energy production.
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August 12, 2001 | GEOFFREY MOHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush administration is moving swiftly to expand oil and gas drilling on millions of acres of Western lands, opening up some of the nation's last unspoiled mountains, canyons and badlands from the Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean. But the push for more energy sidesteps fundamental questions about how much fossil fuel lies beneath these public lands, how much can be extracted profitably and to what extent rules protecting wildlife and wilderness currently hamper energy production.
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January 18, 1987 | DON IRWIN, Times Staff Writer
The Wilderness Society protested Saturday that U.S. Forest Service plans for commercial logging, oil and gas drilling and road construction in national forests surrounding Yellowstone National Park threaten wildlife and water quality in one of the nation's last large wilderness areas.
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January 18, 1987 | DON IRWIN, Times Staff Writer
The Wilderness Society protested Saturday that U.S. Forest Service plans for commercial logging, oil and gas drilling and road construction in national forests surrounding Yellowstone National Park threaten wildlife and water quality in one of the nation's last large wilderness areas.
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