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  • Split-estate rebellion: Ranchers take on energy developers

    Frustrated Wyoming ranchers make an end-run around legislators and oil and gas lobbies to take the split-estate issue to the last constituency who might help them: the voters.

  • Wyoming wildlife faces twin threats

    A major pronghorn migration route near Pinedale, Wyo., gets squeezed by new subdivisions and oil and gas drill rigs

  • The BLM wields fork and spatula over the West's wildlands

    The writer says the "Great Barbecue" of the 1920s is back: The federal government is leasing land for oil and gas as fast as it can

  • How to deal with oil and gas development

    The Oil and Gas Accountability Project has created Oil and Gas at Your Door, a guidebook and Web site for Western landowners confronted by energy development

  • Election-year environmentalism

    The Bush administration halts three gas wells on Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front, and tosses a few more election-year bones to environmentalists and hunters

  • Energy companies rush the West

    In Wyoming, Gov. Dave Freudenthal tries to put the brakes on the oil and gas leasing rush, but the drilling frenzy continues across the West

  • When a Boom is a Bust

    Wamsutter, Wyo., is a boomtown these days, but the town is struggling to be a real community, instead of just a barracks for the natural gas industry

  • BLM gags an archaeologist to get out the gas

    BLM archaeologist Blaine Miller says that a slew of new oil and gas projects could harm spectacular Indian rock art and ruins in Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon

  • Enough is enough

    The writer wonders how oil and gas can coexist with migratory wildlife in Wyoming’s Green River Valley

  • Why I won't tell the BLM what I think about Otero Mesa

    The writer won’t try to influence the Bureau of Land Management; he’s convinced it wants to speed oil and gas drilling on Otero Mesa

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