Energy & Industry

Mapping drought's impact on electricity generation
Mapping drought's impact on electricity generation
Natural gas, wind and solar fill some of the hydropower deficit in California.
Renewable energy on tribal lands stalls out
Renewable energy on tribal lands stalls out
Is the Bureau of Indian Affairs delaying wind and solar projects?
Court sides with industry on power plant emissions
Court sides with industry on power plant emissions
Supreme Court decision is a setback to one of the biggest environmental actions of the Obama administration.
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.
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.