For environmentalists, it's an ecological disaster. For taxpayers, it's a stupendous boondoggle. But thanks to a handful of special interests, a federal water project in North Dakota defies liquidation.
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Will the need for strategic minerals spell the death of America's wilderness? Environmentalists think so-and defense-minded congressmen are reinforcing those fears. But there is a way to have our minerals and keep our wilderness too.