Energy & Industry

War of the words
War of the words
New oil and gas ‘codebook’ aims to help the public muddle through the fracking debate
Manmade quakes shake the Southwest
Manmade quakes shake the Southwest
Tremors in Colorado and New Mexico linked to coalbed methane extraction.
Tragedy, coincidence and patterns
Tragedy, coincidence and patterns
Review of “Downwind: A People’s History of the Nuclear West” by Sarah Alisabeth Fox.
The East is fracked
Shooting gnarly chemicals into the ground to release natural gas isn't just for the West anymore.
The deja-vu of ‘Drill here, drill now’
The deja-vu of ‘Drill here, drill now’
Despite a few sensible aspects, Jimmy Carter’s ideas about energy would not have been good for the West’s environment.
MMS does Denver
Sex, drugs, and sleazy oil deals. Who says D.C. has all the good scandals?
On the ballot: "Clean" coal and moose stew
On the ballot: "Clean" coal and moose stew
Political conventions obsess about “clean” coal and Sarah Palin, and sideline discussions of oil and gas impacts.
Colorado gas commission backpedals on drilling rule
Industry PR blitz seems to have paid off.
Fending off the gold diggers
Colorado counties stand to lose control of mining operations.
Obama takes second best
A Wyoming native's passioned indictment of the oil and gas industry.
Going backwards: building an oil refinery in South Dakota
"Dirtiest oil on earth" to be processed in "green" facility, using 10 million gallons of water from Missouri River aquifer.
A chicken named Thelma, R.I.P.
She laid a gigantic egg and then died.
What the frac' is in those fluids
The information is proprietary, but what we do know is bad enough.