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  • 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.

  • Leasing lag?

    The BLM is offering less land for oil and gas leasing in Wyoming.

  • Vermillion surprise

    Vermillion surprise

    BLM's no-drilling decision in Colorado startles locals.

  • The Ute Paradox

    The Ute Paradox

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

  • Kicking and screaming, the BLM makes a deal

    Kicking and screaming, the BLM makes a deal

    The petroglyphs at Nine Mile Canyon in Utah are finally receiving some protection from oil and gas development.

  • Frack 2, Scene 1

    Frack 2, Scene 1

    New York City fights drilling in its watershed, and even some energy executives say the industry needs to be more transparent about the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.

  • 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.

  • Sci-fi conservation

    Sci-fi conservation

    Enviros create force-fields around national parks. Also: Recovery Act funds are coming to BLM lands in the Western states.

  • For the love of wastelands

    For the love of wastelands

    Is it possible to develop large-scale solar projects and transmission lines without sacrificing the West’s wide-open landscapes and deserts?

  • Busted in Rio Blanco

    Busted in Rio Blanco

    Rio Blanco County, Colo., which was just recently buzzing with oil and gas development, now faces an unexpected slowdown as the national economy tanks.

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