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  • Let the EPA finish its work in Pavillion, Wyoming

    Let the EPA finish its work in Pavillion, Wyoming

    The gas industry and its political partners are going to great lengths to try to derail and discredit an EPA report that blames Pavillion, Wyoming’s polluted water on hydraulic fracking.

  • Nature fierce and not so pretty

    Nature fierce and not so pretty

    Spend enough time around a bird feeder, and you’ll realize that nature is less like a poetic cartoon and more like a gritty crime novel by someone like Elmore Leonard.

  • A former energy company lawyer now fights for the other side

    A former energy company lawyer now fights for the other side

    Attorney Lance Astrella represents landowners coping with oil and gas development on their doorsteps.

  • BLM stays course in Wyoming gas patch despite mule deer decline

    BLM stays course in Wyoming gas patch despite mule deer decline

    Mule deer on Wyoming's Pinedale Anticline are struggling, and the BLM's adaptive management plan has done nothing to help.

  • Frack forward

    Frack forward

    Wyoming's tough new hydraulic fracturing rules are meant to keep federal regulators at bay.

  • The oil spill's upshot

    The oil spill's upshot

    The tragic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could help the environmental movement, if greens act wisely.

  • Gas industry secrets and a nurse's story

    Eric Frankowski describes the medical ordeal of a Durango emergency room nurse who was accidentally exposed to the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.

  • A little regulation can be a very good thing

    Jim Spehar says proposed new regulations won’t harm western Colorado’s oil and gas industry and may do a lot to help the rest of the region’s economy survive the current boom.

  • When you’re rich, you can dream

    Bill Sniffin is pleased that Wyoming is spending its energy earnings wisely, but he believes that even more could be done with the money before the boom’s over.

  • Time to call the gas industry’s bluff

    Randy Udall says Colorado needs to act now to collect severance taxes from the natural gas companies that are making a fortune from the state.

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