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  • National preserve is in hot water

    GeoProducts wants to build a geothermal plant in New Mexico’s Valles Caldera National Preserve and sell power to Los Alamos National Laboratory, but some say the whole plan is a scam to get money from the Forest Service

  • The BLM is blowing in the wind

    The Bureau of Land Management is studying the prospects for developing wind energy on Western public lands

  • A cheer for runaway bison and their glorious home

    Ben Long writes of his love for the wild Rocky Mountain Front, an area targeted for energy development

  • Healthy energy on public lands

    A new report by the BLM and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory details the opportunities for renewable energy development on Western public lands

  • Wind power in the West gains speed

    Colorado writer Alex Merkels talks about the revolution in wind power now sweeping over the West.

  • Golden State gets a green power surge

    Under a new law, California's three investor-owned utilities must buy 20 percent of their power from alternative energy sources such as wind and solar.

  • Cows to heat homes

    In Oregon's Willamette Valley, electricity for 65 homes will be produced from "bio-gas" from the manure of 400 Holstein cows.

  • Blackfeet bet on wind

    Montana's Blackfeet Indians plan to build the first large-scale wind-energy project on tribal land.

  • Green power threatens the Black Rock

    Some critics say a proposed geothermal power plant threatens the newly designated Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area in northwestern Nevada.

  • Wind power spins into the energy mainstream

    The largest wind farm in the world is being constructed on the Oregon-Washington border near Walla Walla, Washington.

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