Energy & Industry

Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
The nuts and bolts of acid mine drainage.
Could fugitive methane help out remote communities?
Could fugitive methane help out remote communities?
The greenhouse gas that seeps from underground is both a problem and opportunity.
Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
Colorado’s Animas River has gotten the most attention — but it’s hardly alone.
On the radio
Laura Paskus hits the airwaves to talk Desert Rock
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.
Will the real data please stand up?
Obfuscation reigns at EPA fracking hearings.
Buy buy ballot
Buy buy ballot
Although most Nevadans seemed in favor of a hardrock mining tax increase, an initiative that proposed to do just that never made it to the ballot.
Not good news for the locals
Not good news for the locals
Afghanis might learn from history what happens to people who live above valuable minerals.
Representatives ask Obama to examine impacts of tar sands pipeline
Climate, land, tribal impacts key concerns
Shades of hope for uranium's forgotten victims
Shades of hope for uranium's forgotten victims
A proposed bill expands compensation for sick workers.
Natural gas comes on strong
But I don't give out my number to fossil fuels
He who buys the most names wins
Nevada mining tax initiative fails to gather enough $2-a piece votes.
High Country Views, episode 7
High Country Views, episode 7
Rachel Waldholz, Sarah Gilman and Cally Carswell talk fracking and onshore oil and gas drilling.
Drilling on the green
Drilling on the green
Residents of Battlement Mesa react to gas drilling in their community.