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  • Montanans close to Yellowstone better wake up

    Montanans close to Yellowstone better wake up

    The oil and gas industry -- and its many environmental side effects -- are coming to Montana's Yellowstone country.

  • EPA hearings can be so, like, high school

    EPA hearings can be so, like, high school

    At an EPA hearing on oil and gas drilling, the so-called professionals scoffed and snickered at the testimony of local families.

  • The Ute Paradox

    The Ute Paradox

    The Southern Utes overcame poverty and oppression to become a wealthy and powerful tribe with nationwide energy holdings.

  • A cheer for Interior Secretary Salazar's new approach

    A cheer for Interior Secretary Salazar's new approach

    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is not to blame for the oil and gas industry’s economic problems

  • The federal energy two-step

    The federal energy two-step

    Oil and gas companies are furious with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, but environmentalists wonder if he’ll go far enough in restraining the industry.

  • Is the BLM practicing unsafe CX?

    Is the BLM practicing unsafe CX?

    The Bureau of Land Management used a large number of "categorical exclusions" to streamline permitting for oil and gas development.

  • Mission critical

    Mission critical

    With global warming threatening the planet, even environmentalists are looking more kindly at natural gas.

  • You gotta dream big when you dream about oil shale

    You gotta dream big when you dream about oil shale

    Why not mine oil shale here in the West, but send it off to be processed somewhere else?

  • CRASH?

    Just as western Colorado towns like Rifle have begun a new life as thriving “amenity” economies, an energy boom of unprecedented proportions has taken over the landscape.

  • I’ll take a double dare any time

    When an energy developer boasted that oil and gas wells were good for wildlife, Laura Paskus examined the issue and came to another conclusion.

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