Energy & Industry

The Latest: Protective settlement reached for Roan Plateau
The Latest: Protective settlement reached for Roan Plateau
Industry and environmentalists compromised on the embattled Colorado mesa.
How Native Americans have shaped the year's biggest environmental debates
How Native Americans have shaped the year's biggest environmental debates
And how lawmakers can improve their record next year.
Drilling the Arctic comes with a 75 percent chance of a large oil spill
Drilling the Arctic comes with a 75 percent chance of a large oil spill
Key findings from a new environmental analysis.
We need a renewables roadmap
We need a renewables roadmap
President Obama's economic plans need to include a truly audacious vision for renewable energy.
An underground uprising
An underground uprising
In his new book, Killing for Coal, Thomas G. Andrews looks at the Colorado labor wars that erupted into violence at the 1914 Ludlow Massacre.
The little island that could
The little island that could
The small Danish island of Samso runs entirely on renewable energy. The West could do the same.
Wind power and wildlife don't mix
Nature Conservancy releases Montana study.
The rich black allure
Obama administration discards Bush oil shale leases; plans for its own.
Revving the "engine"
The Department of the Interior hints at plans to buoy the economy
Mule deer anti-decline?
Ungulates rebound (just a little) in Wyoming's Pinedale Anticline gas field
Yucca Mountain Death Watch
Nuke industry to Obama: Got another idea?
Wind setbacks
Wind setbacks
Everyone wants alternative power in theory, but nobody wants to live next to giant wind turbines.
The importance of memory
The West has a peculiar kind of amnesia when it comes to its Cold War nuclear-weapons-building past.