Energy & Industry
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Jonathan Thompson about our stressed and complicated transmission system.
A map of the West's electric grid and graphs of weather related disturbances, the balance between regional systems, and the impact of geographic smoothing on renewable energy.
The Alaska Legislature cut the industry’s taxes to boost declining production in the North Slope. But the rollbacks don’t seem likely to have the desired effect.
A little-known 1955 law gives the Forest Service a way to shut down placer mining claims along some Western rivers.
A book review of Bill Carter's Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story about copper, the metal that runs the world
Ex-nuclear regulatory commission chief says no U.S. nuclear plants are safe, while California's San Onofre plant plans to restart