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  • Coal-export schemes ignite unusual opposition, from Wyoming to India

    Coal-export schemes ignite unusual opposition, from Wyoming to India

    Ambitious schemes to build railroads and ports to ship Powder River Basin coal abroad will bring pollution and traffic to communities along the transport path, who are rising up in protest.

  • True tests of 'Stay and Defend'

    True tests of 'Stay and Defend'

    Australia’s recent fires may have scorched “Stay and Defend,” a firefighting strategy American Westerners had thought of emulating. Also: Birds are shifting their winter range.

  • How long do we wait for clean coal?

    How long do we wait for clean coal?

    Politicians are excited about “clean coal,” but so far there’s no sign that it even exists.

  • The push is on for 'clean coal'

    Led by California, Western states are encouraging the energy industry to move toward cleaner coal technology

  • 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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