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  • Battle line on the northern border

    U.S. officials, federal agencies, and even Condoleezza Rice are trying to stop a Canadian coal mine near Montana's Flathead Basin.

  • California's energy policies have ripple effects across the West

    California's energy policies have ripple effects across the West

    As the Golden State shifts from coal to clean, economies in other states feel it too. Subscribers only

  • California, here we come

    California has a lot to teach the Interior West – particularly about clean energy and water conservation

  • Can land trades stop a subdivision and clean up a mine?

    An ambitious land-swapping plan may help reclaim some of Mid-Continent Resources defunct mines while also protecting them from development.

  • Citizens tackle a mining company

    Basin Resources, a coal-mining company, is ordered to pay $160,000 to a couple who claim the mine damaged their second home.

  • Clean coal is an oxymoron

    Clean coal is an oxymoron

    Greg Gordon says Montana's governor, Brian Schweitzer, may sound like a populist, but he's beholden to King Coal.

  • Coal company takes refuge in a blind spot

    Environmentalists on both sides of the border are up in arms over a Canadian coal company’s plans for an open-pit mine north of Montana’s Glacier National Park

  • Colorado's Coal Basin starts a new life

    In western Colorado's Coal Basin, geologist Steve Renner works with alternative high school students in the area he has been working to restore as part of a Forest Service ecosystem-monitoring project.

  • Is help from a federal agency a "charade'?

    The Denver-based Citizens Coal Council charges the federal office of Surface Mining with being just a pawn of the mining industry.

  • King coal is back

    With a natural gas shortage looming, and the encouragement of the Bush White House, energy companies are looking to coal again, and coal-fired power plants are being planned in Sigurd, Utah, and across the West

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