Energy & Industry

Do we have too many national monuments? 4 essential reads
Do we have too many national monuments? 4 essential reads
How might Trump’s administration unmake a monument, and what’s at stake? Experts offer some answers.
The West’s latest prospecting frenzy? Extraterrestrial gold.
The West’s latest prospecting frenzy? Extraterrestrial gold.
Companies are hunting for lithium near Moab, Utah.
The West’s iconic bird is caught up in Trump’s energy plans
The West’s iconic bird is caught up in Trump’s energy plans
The Interior Department considers trimming back sage grouse conservation.
Oil shale never stays down long
Oil shale never stays down long
The implications of Shell Oil's abandonment of its oil shale project in western Colorado.
Worst place for a major mine?
Worst place for a major mine?
Update on the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region -- a threat to the world’s best salmon ecosystem.
Montana tribes will be the first to own a hydroelectric dam
Montana tribes will be the first to own a hydroelectric dam
The three tribes of the Flathead Reservation may see significant economic and cultural benefits.
A uranium mining proposal threatens water supplies
A uranium mining proposal threatens water supplies
This South Dakota project claims technology will trump nature.
The Latest: Montana puts new limits on renewable energy contracts
The Latest: Montana puts new limits on renewable energy contracts
Small-project owners say the new restrictions will force them to compete with large-scale ones.