Energy & Industry
Anyone who tries to fix a draining mine may become liable for its water pollution. But Good Samaritans are finding ways to avoid getting sued for their good deeds.
In the midst of the nation’s current oil and gas frenzy and controversies over fracking, energy company contributions to schools are raising questions about academic integrity.
As production from unconventional reserves ramps up, students are flooding into university and technical programs supporting oil and gas development.
The founder of Western Watersheds Project will retire, but remains vigilant against "welfare ranching."
Canadian governments back proposals for more than a dozen new mines along salmon-rich rivers that flow to the Alaska coast.
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