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  • Taking the law into their own hands

    Citizens use a little-known legal doctrine called qui tam to fight energy company profiteering – and make money in the process

  • Congressional group plans for oil's decline

    Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., have formed the Congressional Peak Oil Caucus to discuss preparing for life after "peak oil" – when worldwide oil supplies can no longer meet demand

  • What peak oil means to every American

    Democratic Congressman from New Mexico Tom Udall warns of repercussions as oil production worldwide hits its peak

  • Someday, chickens will come home to roost

    The writer sees devastation on the ground from gas wells fragmenting the land

  • What the gas industry owes us

    The writer has advice for both the gas industry and locals in Pinedale, Wyoming

  • What one small town owes to the gas industry

    The writer has advice for both the gas industry and locals in Pinedale: What one small town owes to the gas industry and what the gas industry owes us

  • Energy companies score massive refund checks

    A federal judge has ordered the government to buy back offshore oil and gas leases that energy companies say can’t be developed, leading some to wonder if the BLM will have to do the same with leases in potential wilderness areas

  • Living Within Our Means: Beyond the Fossil Fuel Credit Card

    Engineer and city councilman Kamyar Enshayan considers the inevitable end of the fossil fuel joyride

  • BLM boosts winter drilling

    The BLM wants to allow oil and gas companies to drill near Pinedale, Wyo., in wintertime, and some conservationists think the change may actually help declining mule deer populations

  • The view from above

    High Country News prides itself on keeping close to the ground, but for this special issue, we look at the energy boom in the West from a global perspective

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