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Protecting Archaeological Sites From Energy Development

Robert Wilson
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Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon

Archaeological sites in the Four Corners area are increasingly threatened by development of various kinds, but especially from oil and gas exploration and extraction. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with archaeologist Paul Reed from Archaeology Southwestabout how archaeologists are trying to protect fragile cultural resources, how tribes are getting involved, and how development is changing how archaeologists do their work.

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