Energy & Industry

At Standing Rock, activists dig in on historic treaty land
At Standing Rock, activists dig in on historic treaty land
‘Water protectors’ say they won’t move on a Dec. 5 eviction notice.
What Obama can actually do about Standing Rock
What Obama can actually do about Standing Rock
According to tribal law experts, not much.
West Obsessed: Trump’s cross-purposed energy policy
West Obsessed: Trump’s cross-purposed energy policy
The staff of High Country News discuss the inherit paradoxes in the president-elect’s campaign promises.
Annual share of fossil fuel-fired electric power generation, 1950-2012
Economics, not environmental regs, are battering coal power
Economics, not environmental regs, are battering coal power
If King Coal wants a boost, it should go after "Drill Baby Drill."
King Coal is still King
Peabody Energy will cut 1,000 jobs, but it is not because of hard times.
In the West, the rare earth rush is on
Companies hope to open mines in Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho
Citizen oversight fizzles in Wyoming gas patch
Beleaguered Pinedale Anticline Working Group votes to disband
Of coal and cows in eastern Montana
Ranchers fear water pollution and lost supply as mines expand
Utah tar sands project gets key go ahead
Canadian U.S. Oil Sands plans to begin mining in late 2013
Drilling into the data
A few charts show the decline of the natural gas industry in Colorado
TransCanada expects your stall tactic
Delaying Keystone XL avoids the harder conversation
Another win in the Wyoming Range
Conservationists announce buyout of 58,000 acres of oil and gas leases to protect wildlife habitat
Keystone XL is still a questionable pipeline
Keystone XL is still a questionable pipeline
As the pipeline route is decided, ranchers worry about impacts to water quality in the case of spills
OPEC invades Hollywood!
The Heritage Foundation exposes a sinister, Arab nation-funded plot, that uses Matt Damon to destroy America's energy industry
Yes Virginia, there is poop in your well
EPA study ties dairies to water pollution in Washington
The underwater gold rush
An Idaho Land Board decision thrusts suction dredging back into the public eye
The "truth" about organic food
The "truth" about organic food
Organic food is better for us than food grown on farms using pesticides, hormones or antibiotics. Here's why.
You get what you pay for
Federal energy subsidies make a big difference in which industries win and lose
Where's the beef?
In the future, it may be in a laboratory near you
Harness the wind, create a job
Harness the wind, create a job
The federal government should continue to support wind power with the Production Tax Credit, which provides stability in the industry.
It's a hardrock life
A new strategy in the struggle to clean up abandoned mines
Home rule
City versus state in Colorado oil and gas fight