Energy & Industry

Latest: California fracking companies inject protected aquifers with wastewater
Latest: California fracking companies inject protected aquifers with wastewater
EPA found that state regulators allowed 2,500 to be contaminated.
The Latest: New Mexico fracking ban overturned
The Latest: New Mexico fracking ban overturned
A win for industry in the nation’s first county to ban the practice.
Statistical realism
Statistical realism
David Hughes crunches unpopular numbers for the shale oil boom.
Pebble Mine: Alaska sides with mining corporation, tribes back EPA
New BLM plan weighs sage grouse and oil in Wyoming
New BLM plan weighs sage grouse and oil in Wyoming
Governor Mead hopes the plan will keep the bird off the endangered species list.
The transformative power of... efficiency
BP energy review reveals lingering addiction to fossil fuels
Cannabis could go Champagne in western Colorado
Sons of Wichita: understanding the enigmatic Koch brothers
EPA carbon regulations will not destroy the electrical grid
How mining transforms the West’s ranching communities
How mining transforms the West’s ranching communities
Photographs of people and places in flux.
The West's crucial 2014 U.S. Senate races
Suckers for gold
Suckers for gold
Recreational dredgers can wreck stream beds.