Energy & Industry
Young people are eager to serve as unpaid interns on organic farms, but translating their dreams into a real, self-supporting lifestyle is proving harder.
The town of Opportunity, Mont., is weighed down by pollution from old copper mining and a modern-day river restoration project.
California wineries hope to log 2,000 acres of redwoods to grow more grapes. Bottle of pinot to go with that clearcut?
Richard S. Wheeler's historical novel dramatizes the rivalry between the "Copper Kings" in 19th century Butte, Mont.
Researchers are trying to restore the damaged, acidic soil around abandoned hardrock mines with the help of biochar, a special form of charcoal.
The Old West-style extractive economy is roaring back to life, powered by the insatiable energy needs of countries like China.
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