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  • Gas industry gets cracking

    Environmentalists and landowners are worried about the use of hydraulic fracturing to extract coalbed methane, but the industry – and the EPA – are carefully protecting the process and its secrets

  • Where the Antelope (and the Oil Companies) Play

    In Wyoming’s Upper Green River Basin, a natural gas boom is threatening pronghorn antelope and other wildlife, and some Pinedale-area residents are beginning to fight back

  • Independent ranchers fight corporate control

    Montana ranchers Steve and Jeanne Charter say that mandatory "checkoff" payments, taken from cattle sales to promote the beef industry, favor corporate and foreign producers at the expense of small and independent ranchers.

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