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  • Writing a comment letter? Better make it good

    The Bureau of Land Management is tightening its standards on what it considers worthwhile, "substantive" public comments from citizen activists

  • Rural residents split over coalbed methane

    In Montana’s Powder River County, the group Citizens for Resource Development wants to encourage coalbed methane drilling, while next door in Rosebud County, the Northern Plains Resource Council is fighting hard against it

  • Where do we go from here? Taking the West Forward

    HCN lays out the West's 10 most critical issues and the paths toward positive results on everything from energy development and drought to federal agency practices and endangered species.

  • Follow-up

    Owyhee Canyonlands wilderness comes closer to Idaho; Bush funds CALFED; oil and gas brings money to Rocky Mountain states; National Wildlife Federation says federal Conservation Reserve Program is abused

  • Gas industry gets cracking

    Environmentalists and landowners are worried about the use of hydraulic fracturing to extract coalbed methane, but the industry – and the EPA – are carefully protecting the process and its secrets

  • County’s hopes rest on a roller-coaster power market

    Lincoln County, Nev., hoped to make money from a gas-fired power plant, but the uncertain energy market, along with other difficulties, have stalled the plans in their tracks

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