Energy & Industry

On a methane mystery tour in the Four Corners region
On a methane mystery tour in the Four Corners region
Scientists, planes and instruments descend on San Juan Basin to find roots of the massive greenhouse gas hotspot.
Washington’s Swinomish sue to halt Bakken oil trains
Washington’s Swinomish sue to halt Bakken oil trains
Many communities fight transport of crude oil through their towns; some find legal footing to succeed.
Drilling Chaco: What's actually at stake
Drilling Chaco: What's actually at stake
It's the archaeological landscape beyond New Mexico's Chaco Canyon that is most threatened.
Cows, coyotes and a revelation
Twenty years ago, Ed Marston found reform taking root in the West
The Goliath of beets
It's not every day that Monsanto gets shut down in court.
A renter's market?
It's not easy being green (in a rental).
Surprises flow from Ruby Pipeline
Surprises flow from Ruby Pipeline
A conservation fund provided by an energy company enrages ranchers across Oregon, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.
Uranium pullback
Cotter Corp. drops its plan to re-open Colorado mill.
The life and death of Desert Rock
The life and death of Desert Rock
The Navajo Nation's proposed 1,500-megawatt coal plant always rested on shaky ground. Now, it may collapse entirely.
Monstertruck alley
Monstertruck alley
Imperial Oil's plan to transport gigantic equipment to Alberta, Canada, will require major work on highways in Idaho and Montana.
What a week for wind
Living next to a wind farm's no breeze.
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.