Energy & Industry

Report warns of illegal drilling on federal land
Report warns of illegal drilling on federal land
Outdated rules and budget shortfalls make it hard to catch.
Extraction taxes are on the ballot
Extraction taxes are on the ballot
North Dakota and Nevada voters might learn something from Wyoming.
The Latest: When wind and solar need reliable backup power
The Latest: When wind and solar need reliable backup power
Western grid operators can now buy backup power on a real-time, open market to smooth intermittent renewables.
What a week for wind
Living next to a wind farm's no breeze.
Leasing lag?
The BLM is offering less land for oil and gas leasing in Wyoming.
Vermillion surprise
Vermillion surprise
BLM's no-drilling decision in Colorado startles locals.
Will the real data please stand up?
Obfuscation reigns at EPA fracking hearings.
Buy buy ballot
Buy buy ballot
Although most Nevadans seemed in favor of a hardrock mining tax increase, an initiative that proposed to do just that never made it to the ballot.
Not good news for the locals
Not good news for the locals
Afghanis might learn from history what happens to people who live above valuable minerals.
Representatives ask Obama to examine impacts of tar sands pipeline
Climate, land, tribal impacts key concerns
Shades of hope for uranium's forgotten victims
Shades of hope for uranium's forgotten victims
A proposed bill expands compensation for sick workers.
Natural gas comes on strong
But I don't give out my number to fossil fuels
He who buys the most names wins
Nevada mining tax initiative fails to gather enough $2-a piece votes.