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  • The West dissected

    The West dissected

    The Environmental Working Group and other organizations have released detailed studies of the West along the lines of Colorado College’s State of the Rockies Report Card. Also: The economic stimulus package has money for Western national parks and monuments.

  • Coming to blows

    Coming to blows

    Tribal infighting is delaying a wind farm planned for Gray Mountain on the Navajo Reservation.

  • The (non)idiot’s guide to energy

    In Power of the People: America’s New Electricity Choices, energy specialist Carol Sue Tombari has written a concise and remarkably readable book about the best way to tackle our nation’s energy problems.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Despite a cold winter, the West is still warming; the Southern Nevada Water Authority has wild ideas about water; renewable energy is on a roll, but expensive Western resorts are not; neglected Forest Service roads make a mess in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Power from the underground

    Geothermal power heats up in Reno, Nev., as the West begins to pay more attention to its underground energy resources.

  • A political speech the West needs to hear

    High Country News imagines – and delivers – the kind of speech about our energy future that the West needs to hear from its next president.

  • Soakin’ in southwestern Colorado

    In the town of Ouray, geothermal energy is an irreplaceable asset.

  • On the ballot: Will Californians vote to build an off-ramp from the oil highway?

    California’s Proposition 87 would tax oil produced in the state to raise money for the development of alternative fuels

  • Solar companies roll the dice

    Two new companies have proposed building the largest solar power plant in the world near Deming, N.M.

  • The Latest Bounce

    Libby, Mont., asbestos victims now eligible for disability; new wind-power farm to come to Colorado; New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson petitions to protect his state’s roadless lands

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