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  • 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

  • The push is on for 'clean coal'

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

  • 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

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