Energy & Industry

Washington state sues feds over worker safety at Hanford
Washington state sues feds over worker safety at Hanford
A watchdog group also filed, citing 'toxic roulette' for workers at the former nuclear facility.
Why Silverton still doesn't want a Superfund site
Why Silverton still doesn't want a Superfund site
A polluted Colorado town wants to clean up on its own terms. But it’s been saying that for years.
Jonathan Thompson talks methane leaks with KDNK Radio
Jonathan Thompson talks methane leaks with KDNK Radio
Researchers are trying to find the source of emissions in the Four Corners region.
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.