How To Keep the Lid From Blowing Off Mammoth Mountain


Due to recent seismic activity in the Mammoth Lakes area, the United States Government is considering beginning to buy back all lands in the affected seismic area using the process of Eminent Domain. They explain their concern as humanitarian, given the large potential for death and destruction in the event of a volcanic eruption. As you can imagine, opinions on this matter are as diverse as the topography of the mountain itself. The Department of the Interior has scheduled a town meeting in 30 days where all affected parties will have an opportunity to state their position and have their concerns addressed. After this meeting, the government will render its decision.

There are six groups scheduled to present their opinions at the meeting. They are as


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Each group will have a minimum of five minutes to testify as to its position on these
and other issues:
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