Energy & Industry

Feds move to protect birds from oil pits and power lines
Feds move to protect birds from oil pits and power lines
Planned regulations come as many Western migratory species experience steep declines.
Northwest tribes are a growing obstacle to energy development
Northwest tribes are a growing obstacle to energy development
B.C. tribal members turned down $260K each in order to stop a gas terminal.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership could pipe in new business for the Western gas industry
The Trans-Pacific Partnership could pipe in new business for the Western gas industry
By lowering tariffs and regulatory hurdles, the deal could make it easier to sell natural gas to Japan.
A just transition to a clean energy future off coal can happen
The real question is how fast and how just?
Of grizzlies and tortoises
How utility scale solar threatens the ecology of the Mojave Desert.
Mining in the modern West
Are the benefits worth the costs?
First nations continue tar sands pushback
Tribes gain support as tar sands momentum slows
Dredging Western rivers for gold
Is it “recreation” or “mining”….or both?
Shale games
BLM advances oil shale research in Colorado and Utah
Fortification or sacrifice?
The hidden cost of relying on natural gas as a bridge fuel
Utahns tar the tar sands
Western enviros challenge proposed tar sands mine in Utah.
A tiny energy revolution
Energy innovators plant roots in communities
Grazing takes the heat
Federal courts favor conservationists in two cases
Radioactive Justice
What's safe, and how do we know?
Full frackin' disclosure
A new Wyoming rule mandates drillers publicize fracking chemicals ... But it may not be enough
More surprises flow from Ruby Pipeline
A followup to our recent story
Conservation calculus
Conservation calculus
Energy companies in Wyoming's Jonah Field are funding habitat preservation, but no one seems to know how the wildlife's doing.
Remembering Labor on Labor Day
Why mining jobs pay pretty well these days
On the radio
Laura Paskus hits the airwaves to talk Desert Rock
Cows, coyotes and a revelation
Twenty years ago, Ed Marston found reform taking root in the West
The Goliath of beets
It's not every day that Monsanto gets shut down in court.
A renter's market?
It's not easy being green (in a rental).
Surprises flow from Ruby Pipeline
Surprises flow from Ruby Pipeline
A conservation fund provided by an energy company enrages ranchers across Oregon, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.