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Public Resource Associates Records

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Identifier: 2006-05
Abstract Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to effect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid-1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

Kathryn Wishart Papers

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Identifier: 95-94
Abstract One section of materials focuses on specific projects or controversies experienced while Kathryn was a council member. Notable among these materials are those relating to the Plumas Street Widening Project, which raised considerable public uproar, including a threatened recall of four council members. Other projects include the Robb Drive I-80 interchange, a child care conference, and the wetlands and streams environmental policy. Newspaper clippings relating to specific projects are...
Dates: 1981-1993

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