Energy & Industry

Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Questions remain over whether the bill prohibits certain data collection on federal land or just private and state.
Sightseeing at an open pit mine in Arizona copper country
Sightseeing at an open pit mine in Arizona copper country
The mines are still in business, yet towns that once flourished are now mostly gone.
Courts force feds to consider climate impacts of mining coal
Courts force feds to consider climate impacts of mining coal
A Colorado mine sees the latest in a string of rulings that may threaten the industry.
Uranium pullback
Cotter Corp. drops its plan to re-open Colorado mill.
The life and death of Desert Rock
The life and death of Desert Rock
The Navajo Nation's proposed 1,500-megawatt coal plant always rested on shaky ground. Now, it may collapse entirely.
Monstertruck alley
Monstertruck alley
Imperial Oil's plan to transport gigantic equipment to Alberta, Canada, will require major work on highways in Idaho and Montana.
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.
High Country Views, episode 7
High Country Views, episode 7
Rachel Waldholz, Sarah Gilman and Cally Carswell talk fracking and onshore oil and gas drilling.
Drilling on the green
Drilling on the green
Residents of Battlement Mesa react to gas drilling in their community.
A Culture of Failure
Communities succeed where regulators fail
Colin Peterson, the 2012 Farm Bill and the environment
Powerful Congressman excludes enviros from initial hearings
Gulf tragedy highlights need for Native renewables
Tribes can point the way to a new energy economy.
A Swift SWIP hike
Hiking 500 miles of a transmission line route. With beans.
Clean air, hazy politics
Clean air, hazy politics
A new Colorado air quality law pits coal against natural gas -- and rural environmentalists against urban ones.