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  • Is coal dead?

    Is coal dead?

    Which plants are slated for closure or switches to natural gas.

  • Navajo Nation bets on coal

    Navajo Nation bets on coal

    A tribe digs into a dying industry.

  • 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.

  • The long arm of California energy policy

    The long arm of California energy policy

    The Golden State's legacy in the Interior West is about to change.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The hidden costs of our coal habit

    In Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future, Jeff Goodell reveals how the sausage is made when it comes to the primary source of America’s electricity.

  • Spinning coal into gasoline

    Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is eager to build a synfuels plant to turn coal into diesel, but it will neither easy nor cheap to make gas gasification a reality in the West

  • Worlds converge in energy's shadow

    Photographer Jared Boyd spends a day with Navajo Alice Benally, who lives less than a mile from the Four Corners Power Plant but only received electricity last year

  • Magic Valley Uprising

    An unusual grassroots coalition of citizen activists stops a coal-fired merchant power plant from being built in Idaho’s Magic Valley

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