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  • Meet Idaho's Revolutionaries

    In their own words, some of the Magic Valley citizens who fought the Sempra coal plant describe the uprising and how they got involved in it

  • California, here we come

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

  • Slaughter in Serene: The Columbia Coal Strike Reader

    The new anthology, Slaughter in Serene, tells the tragic story of striking miners in the late 1920s at the Columbine coal mine in Colorado

  • The end of an era on the Colorado Plateau

    The closing down of the Mohave Generating Station and the Black Mesa Mine are both a victory for environmentalists and Indian water activists, and an economic catastrophe for the Hopi and Navajo nations

  • The Winds of Change

    Colorado citizens voted last November to increase their state’s reliance on power from the wind and sun, but King Coal still rules the state, and the White House seems determined to keep it on the throne

  • 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

  • Western utilities beware: Coal is a risky business

    The writer says people are mobilizing to defeat a proposed 750-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Pueblo, Colorado

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Out of the darkness

    When Paonia, Colo., resident Richard Rudin challenged a local mine's plans for expansion, the town was painfully divided, until the efforts of the North Fork Coal Working Group brought miners, environmentalists and agencies together for a solution.

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