Energy & Industry

Latest: The EPA drops mine cleanup proposal
Latest: The EPA drops mine cleanup proposal
Obama-era plan required mining companies to prove they can pay for remediation.
Indian Country News: A monumental blow to tribes
Indian Country News: A monumental blow to tribes
Trump’s decision to shrink Bears Ears reopens wounds that Obama sought to heal.
What national monument protections do
What national monument protections do
Some say the Bears Ears shrinkage won’t change anything — they’re wrong.
Jobs in the oil patch – a realistic look
Jobs in the oil patch – a realistic look
Many gas patch jobs aren’t high paying once you know the facts.
Two North Dakota kids explain the Bakken boom
Two North Dakota kids explain the Bakken boom
A film about their experience near the town of White Earth.
The Latest: Nevada charges renewable energy companies for eco mitigation
The Latest: Nevada charges renewable energy companies for eco mitigation
A pilot project tries to prevent large-scale degradation.
The great electric road trip
The great electric road trip
One of Utah's poorest counties gets the state's first Tesla Supercharger station.
The Hanford Whistleblowers
The Hanford Whistleblowers
For decades, insiders have reported problems in the cleanup of our worst nuclear mess — but is anyone listening?
Touring Hanford
Touring Hanford
How you can sign up to take a tour of the Hanford Site, one of the most polluted places on the planet.
The Latest: EPA released a final assessment of Pebble Mine impacts
The Latest: EPA released a final assessment of Pebble Mine impacts
The development would destroy rivers and wetlands.
What do a biker bar and nuclear waste have in common?
What do a biker bar and nuclear waste have in common?
Gritty, ongoing reportage delivers an important message: The fundamental problem with nuclear energy — its incredibly dangerous waste products — remains unsolved.
Community responds to a film on its own ill-fated uranium mill
Community responds to a film on its own ill-fated uranium mill
KVNF Radio was on hand for a screening of "Uranium Drive-In."
Is basic solar technology the key to an energy revolution?
Is basic solar technology the key to an energy revolution?
Plain old photovoltaic panels and innovations in energy storage and distributed generation could remake our electricity system.
Oakland transforms waste to renewable energy
Oakland transforms waste to renewable energy
A wastewater treatment plant breaks new ground.
Battling plasticulture
Battling plasticulture
An Oregon company turns plastic waste into fuel.