Energy & Industry

The West’s coal giant is going down
The West’s coal giant is going down
7 things you need to know about Navajo Generating Station’s 2019 closure.
The contradictions at the heart of the fight over methane rules
The contradictions at the heart of the fight over methane rules
Why does industry oppose federal restrictions on emissions but aid states’ efforts?
The arguments for keeping methane regs
The arguments for keeping methane regs
‘Tailings wars’ of the past provide perspective on today’s flaring rules.
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
Cracking the ozone code in Utah's gas fields
Cracking the ozone code in Utah's gas fields
Can gas drilling and clean air co-exist?
Promise of the Sea
Wave-energy development gains ground in Oregon
The Bay Area Chevron explosion shows gaps in refinery safety
The Bay Area Chevron explosion shows gaps in refinery safety
Oil refineries pose serious health hazards for nearby residents as well as workers, as the recent explosion in Richmond and other incidents, like one in Sinclair, Wyo., have made clear.
Beyond ozone
Researchers attempt to tease out the health effects of emissions from oil and gas drilling.
Romney energy plan more of the same
The GOP presidential candidate becomes the gajillionth politician to tout energy independence
Hawk watching on the Mokelumne River
Hawk watching on the Mokelumne River
Wind energy may pose a threat to raptors as immediate as encroaching development.
A tale of two power plants
Rulings for haze reductions play out differently for two southwest power stations
We cannot drill our way out of this mess: A review of Arctic Voices
We cannot drill our way out of this mess: A review of Arctic Voices
In Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point, renowned photographer Subhankar Banerjee hears from 39 writers, biologists, activists and Native Americans about the need to save the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Birkenstocks and Stetsons
Sustainable ranching isn't as new, or as alternative, as some Easterners might think
Price matters
How the natural gas glut is rippling across the economies and landscapes of the West (with charts!)