Energy & Industry
A controversial proposal for the nation’s biggest chunk of public land aims to allow energy development -- and protect wildlife.
The next generation of engineered seeds will escalate herbicide spraying, with potentially large environmental consequences.
Environmentalists are trying to buy out oil and gas leases in national forests, including the Wyoming Range and Thompson Creek Divide, while the drillers often have their way in the desert and sagebrush.
A new form of geothermal energy has the potential to revolutionize U.S. power production, if costs come down.
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