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  • Clean air, hazy politics

    Clean air, hazy politics

    A new Colorado air quality law pits coal against natural gas -- and rural environmentalists against urban ones.

  • Mountains of mercury

    Mountains of mercury

    The EPA has failed to regulate the mercury discharged from cement plants like the one in Durkee, Ore.

  • Missing pollution in the crisp, clean air

    Missing pollution in the crisp, clean air

    Telluride, Colo., has much cleaner air than it used to, but some of the old-timers still miss the woodstoves that were banned to make it possible.

  • Interior Secretary Salazar is on the right track

    Interior Secretary Salazar is on the right track

    Ken Salazar, the new secretary of the Interior, supports renewable energy and is willing to stand up to the powerful oil and gas industry.

  • Stargazer aims his scopes at gas industry

    Astronomer Perry Walker uses his stargazing tools and skills to work with the oil and gas industry to prevent air pollution in Wyoming

  • Heard around the West

    Montana cowgirls go "bareback riding" for calendar; Forest Service worker vs. mountain lions; winery pollution in Napa Valley; violent clown nabbed; plague of toads; Durango high school reunion

  • Heard around the West

    "Spiral Jetty" returns; "fart science"; the methane-cow question; pigs with personalities; Mustang Ranch is back in business

  • Pollution for jobs: a fair trade?

    The Navajo Nation is wrangling over the benefits – and dangers – of the proposed Desert Rock Power Plant in northwestern New Mexico

  • California's farmers ditch dirty diesel pumps

    California’s two largest utility companies are encouraging farmers to switch from polluting diesel irrigation pumps to electric ones

  • State loopholes upset Clean Air Act

    The Environmental Integrity Project has issued a new report on power plant emissions called Gaming the System: How the Off-the-Books Industrial Upset Emissions Cheat the Public Out of Clean Air

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