Energy & Industry

The oil boom hasn't busted, but it's straining at the seams
The oil boom hasn't busted, but it's straining at the seams
Oil patch communities and states are starting to feel the impacts of sliding prices.
The Latest: Protective settlement reached for Roan Plateau
The Latest: Protective settlement reached for Roan Plateau
Industry and environmentalists compromised on the embattled Colorado mesa.
How Native Americans have shaped the year's biggest environmental debates
How Native Americans have shaped the year's biggest environmental debates
And how lawmakers can improve their record next year.
Two North Dakota kids explain the Bakken boom
Two North Dakota kids explain the Bakken boom
A film about their experience near the town of White Earth.
The Latest: Nevada charges renewable energy companies for eco mitigation
The Latest: Nevada charges renewable energy companies for eco mitigation
A pilot project tries to prevent large-scale degradation.
The great electric road trip
The great electric road trip
One of Utah's poorest counties gets the state's first Tesla Supercharger station.
The Hanford Whistleblowers
The Hanford Whistleblowers
For decades, insiders have reported problems in the cleanup of our worst nuclear mess — but is anyone listening?
Touring Hanford
Touring Hanford
How you can sign up to take a tour of the Hanford Site, one of the most polluted places on the planet.
The Latest: EPA released a final assessment of Pebble Mine impacts
The Latest: EPA released a final assessment of Pebble Mine impacts
The development would destroy rivers and wetlands.
What do a biker bar and nuclear waste have in common?
What do a biker bar and nuclear waste have in common?
Gritty, ongoing reportage delivers an important message: The fundamental problem with nuclear energy — its incredibly dangerous waste products — remains unsolved.