Energy & Industry

New research on cumulative ecological impact of oil and gas
New research on cumulative ecological impact of oil and gas
Drilling has stripped bare three Yellowstones worth of land in recent years.
Wyoming coal, Cliven Bundy and megadrought
Wyoming coal, Cliven Bundy and megadrought
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A defender of North Dakota's badlands wonders if it's time to leave
A defender of North Dakota's badlands wonders if it's time to leave
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is not immune to effects of the Bakken oil boom.
Pebble Mine: Alaska sides with mining corporation, tribes back EPA
New BLM plan weighs sage grouse and oil in Wyoming
New BLM plan weighs sage grouse and oil in Wyoming
Governor Mead hopes the plan will keep the bird off the endangered species list.
The transformative power of... efficiency
BP energy review reveals lingering addiction to fossil fuels
Cannabis could go Champagne in western Colorado
Sons of Wichita: understanding the enigmatic Koch brothers
EPA carbon regulations will not destroy the electrical grid
How mining transforms the West’s ranching communities
How mining transforms the West’s ranching communities
Photographs of people and places in flux.
The West's crucial 2014 U.S. Senate races
Suckers for gold
Suckers for gold
Recreational dredgers can wreck stream beds.
How to cut carbon: Change the way utilities make money
As black lung spreads, a fight over miner protection
Massive Colorado mudslide nearly clobbered gas wells
Massive Colorado mudslide nearly clobbered gas wells
How much should energy developers plan for natural disaster?
Suckers for gold: recreational dredgers can wreck stream beds
In North Dakota, signs of changing attitudes towards oil and gas development
The Latest: Coal companies seek export terminals beyond the Northwest
The Latest: Coal companies seek export terminals beyond the Northwest
Would-be coal exporters plan to circumvent Northwestern opposition by using terminals elsewhere in North America.
Unlikely partnership seeks to end turf wars in western Colorado
Public Record: Cliven Bundy
Public Record: Cliven Bundy
Court and federal documents chronicle a long history of grazing battles.
How we export our water to Asia
How we export our water to Asia
A precious resource leaves the West in the form of alfalfa hay.