Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "If not for Surface Mining Act of 1977, strip mining scenes like this one near Heavener in southeast Oklahoma might not be transformed back into pleasant-looking countryside after the coal has been extracted."
Date: July 9, 1982
Creator: Hellstern, Paul
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society