Energy & Industry

Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Questions remain over whether the bill prohibits certain data collection on federal land or just private and state.
Sightseeing at an open pit mine in Arizona copper country
Sightseeing at an open pit mine in Arizona copper country
The mines are still in business, yet towns that once flourished are now mostly gone.
Courts force feds to consider climate impacts of mining coal
Courts force feds to consider climate impacts of mining coal
A Colorado mine sees the latest in a string of rulings that may threaten the industry.
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.
A new era of clean air regulation is dawning
Cliven Bundy needs to pay his grazing bills
Cliven Bundy needs to pay his grazing bills
"Production vs consumption" in Moab
Photos of a standoff
Photos of a standoff
Armed militia members join a Nevada rancher to protest a cattle roundup from public land.
Coast Guard blames Shell for beached Arctic drill rig
The energy haves and have-nots
The energy haves and have-nots
Will rooftop solar owners get off the grid — and leave other power users in the dark?