||Northern Great Plains Resource Program, Surface Resources Work Group. Regional Profile.
||Northern Great Plains Resource Program, Denver, Colo.;Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.;Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Natural resources ;
Coal mining ;
Environmental impacts ;
Land reclamation ;
Land use zoning ;
Forest land ;
North Dakota ;
South Dakota ;
Northern Plains Region(United States) ;
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The report, describes existing conditions in a 63 county area in the states of North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota. This includes separate detailed analyses in the areas of: (1) Land Resources, uses and ownership; (2) soils; (3) vegetation; (4) fish and wildlife; (5) recreation; (6) agriculture; (7) wilderness; (8) scenery; (9) forest products; (10) surface rehabilitation potentials and limitations; and (11) eco-systems relationships. The purpose is to present data on existing conditions upon which to base analyses of potential impacts that could result from three alternative levels of coal development. These impacts analyses are included in the report.