Air pollution from oil and gas drilling is on the increase
in the Rocky Mountain West, and environmentalists and energy
companies are trying to prevent it from getting any worse
by Ray Ring,
Oct 31, 2005
The W.R. Grace executives whose company poisoned Libby, Mont., with asbestos from a vermiculite mine finally meet their victims face-to-face in a Montana courtroom.
by Andrea Peacock,
Apr 09, 2009
The Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce haze from air pollution near national parks and wilderness; some coal-fired power plants are cleaning up their act and others will shut down.
by Cally Carswell,
Nov 13, 2011
The state of California pioneered pollution-control
efforts decades ago in response to L.A. smog, and today, the
Western states are hoping to set the course for national action on
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Mar 06, 2006
The EPA has failed to regulate the mercury discharged from cement plants like the one in Durkee, Ore.
by Jeremy Miller,
Jan 19, 2010
Don’t worry so much about what President Bush will
do to the environment; worry instead about the three new justices
he might put on the Supreme Court
by Jon Margolis,
Dec 06, 2004
Some of the less-publicized political appointments of
George W. Bush’s second term will have huge effects on the
West. Meet the people who will direct the EPA and the departments
of Energy, Agriculture and the Interior.
by Laura Paskus,
Feb 07, 2005
California’s two largest utility companies are
encouraging farmers to switch from polluting diesel irrigation
pumps to electric ones
by J.M. McCord,
Feb 07, 2005
Earth Day, which was first celebrated 40 years ago, was largely created by Gaylord Nelson, a Democratic senator from Wisconsin who fought hard for environmental laws.
by Tim Lydon,
Apr 13, 2010
A small -- and impoverished -- tribe in Nevada suffers from the health impacts of a nearby pollution-spewing coal-fired power plant.
by William Anderson ,
Oct 19, 2011