Spectacular Region Resists Airport Expansion

A ski town in an environmentally spectacular region debates the impact of an airport expansion.
September 7, 2003, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Mammoth Lakes is a ski town, and one of its charms has always been that feeling of remoteness. But the town government and corporate investors want to spend nearly one billion dollars (U.S.) to turn the place into an international resort destination to rival Aspen, Vail, and Whistler. Many residents—even some who stand to benefit from the expected rise in property values—are heartsick at the prospect."

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Published on Sunday, September 7, 2003 in National Geographic
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