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Effects from the energy crisis in California are rippling across the West, with more serious consequences than higher home electricity bills. So far at least 1,500 industrial workers in western states have been laid off, partly because of high electricty prices. Among the victims are copper mine workers in the southwest. From member station KRWG in New Mexico, Eric Whitney reports.

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