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Strip Mining / Montana / Reclamation #479121

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1974
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(Studio) Strike won't affect strip mining. 8 of 10 workers not UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) members Bill to regulate strip mining before Congress committee
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Colstrip, MT) Strip mining wounds nature. Damaged areas and procedure shown. [Coal company botanist Gene TUMA - explains how finished area to be covered over as it was. Fishing hole to be here.] Montana law says no fertilizer. [TUMA - says no fertilizer used so as not to create artificial situation.] [Vice President Peabody Coal Company W.C. "Bill" STOCKTON - says pay for reclamation efforts with product.] Not known if rebuilt areas to live for long periods.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Chancellor, John

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