Energy & Industry

Utilities experiment on the rural Northwest
Utilities experiment on the rural Northwest
Real-time response to demand could radically shift how the grid operates.
From the Tipi to the Tesla
From the Tipi to the Tesla
Activist Winona LaDuke on environmental justice and foregoing unclean technology.
Offshore oil rigs can provide prime fish habitat
Offshore oil rigs can provide prime fish habitat
But will California's platforms stay in the ocean once the oil runs out?
Energy future: geothermal
Interior announces plan to make 190 million acres of Western federal land available for development.
Dove Creek Dreams
Change is coming to this corner of Colorado. It's yellow.
ABC censors clean energy ad
Saying that Big Oil buys influence is apparently not something you can do on prime-time TV.
Field Day
In some Western states, including Colorado, prison inmates are taking the place of immigrant farmworkers.
Bureau of Land Ravagement?
The BLM has waived environmental review of energy projects thousands of times in Utah and Wyoming.
We've heard the "drill now" drumbeat before
Jimmy Carter’s energy plan – especially his promotion of synfuels development – would have been disastrous for the West.
Nothing left to lose
Contaminated lands could get second life through renewable-energy development.
Drilling setback in Nine Mile Canyon
BLM did not adequately assess potential damage to ancient rock art and archaeological sites.
Oil shale moratorium expires
Bush threatened veto of appropriations bill if Democrats wouldn't agree.
Roan battle rages on
As the BLM issued leases yesterday, environmental groups moved to block them.