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    We aimed for Russia and hit the West

    The Atomic Energy Commission deliberately lied about radiation dangers to miners and other Westerners.

  • Essays

    How I tried to patch together a disintegrating world

    An energy technician gets an interesting look at trailer-court life in Western Colorado.

  • Book Reviews

    House of straw

    The Last Straw quarterly covers straw-bale housing construction.

  • News

    Wyoming boom could gas wildlife herds

    A boom in natural gas drilling in Wyoming is happening too fast for wildlife.

  • News

    So much for badges

    Department of Energy says measurement of radiation to workers was faulty.

  • News

    Tourists and tailings in Utah

    Blanding, Utah, government wants no bypass of their town in transporting of radioactive uranium tailings by Department of Energy.

  • Book Reviews

    Self-reliant homes

    Review of The Independent Home: Living Well with Power from the Sun, Wind and Water by Michael Potts.

  • Book Reviews

    Renewable energy festival

    First annual Freedom Festival will celebrate energy independence.

  • News

    Low-tech ants give a high-tech Idaho lab fits

    Harvester ants are stymieing nuclear waste disposal at INEL by digging tunnels and moving radioactive dirt.

  • News

    Five star visitor complex

    Bureau of Reclamation builds a "Disneyland" Hoover Dam visitor center; cost will up power prices for area customers.

  • News

    Same old DOE?

    GAO reports say DOE has yet to investigate corrupt practices.

  • Book Reviews

    Wind in the West

    New wind turbines spur four wind-power projects in the West.

  • News

    Power plant disappears

    Proposal for nuclear energy plant near Show Low, Ariz., wasn't real.

  • News

    BLM OKs drilling near cave, sort of

    BLM will allow drilling for gas near Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with some reservations.

  • News

    A bright idea

    A federal grant will install residential solar systems for rural customers.

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