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Nationwide, oil pipeline spills are a near-daily reality
Nationwide, oil pipeline spills are a near-daily reality
As Nebraska OKs Keystone XL route, a look at U.S. oil spills since 2015.
Infographic: Where in the West young people are moving
Infographic: Where in the West young people are moving
Some counties in the region buck the aging trend.
Why save the small town?
Why save the small town?
Cities may seem inevitable, but rural communities are finding ways to hang on.
Gem City map concepts explained
Velocity, Ferocity and the Gem City
The year in water
A La Niña year brings a good snowpack to some Western states and little or nothing to others.
Bureau of Land Management, Wilderness and Wilderness Study Areas
Yellowstone River Basin
Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes
Steens Mountain wind farms
Steens Mountain wind farms
Columbia Energy Partners plans to build four 104-MW wind farms with 40 to 60 turbines each on Steens Mountain. East and West Ridge will be on private land inside the protected area boundaries, Echanis on private land just outside the protected area and Riddle Mountain on state land.
Cuts to energy, transportation and the environment
Green 'New Urbanist' development rises in Albuquerque suburbs
Green 'New Urbanist' development rises in Albuquerque suburbs
An ambitious green development is in the works on Mesa del Sol just outside of Albuquerque, N.M.
As seas rise, cities retreat
As seas rise, cities retreat
Climate change is threatening West Coast cities.
Critter contraceptives
Critter contraceptives
Scientists are working on effective birth control methods for wild animals.
Rare earth deposits in the West
Selected Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs ... and how they've shrunk*
Beef cattle operations, 1980-2010
Lakeview renewable projects proposed and in progress
 Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley
Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley
The Imperial Visions Action Network is an interactive website that involves locals in reporting - and helping solve - environmental problems.
Major proposed and existing transmission lines in the West
Unpacking health hazards in fracking's chemical cocktail
A look at the ingredients used in hydraulic fracturing fluid in Wyoming.
Alaska intensive predator management areas
Alaska intensive predator management areas
A highlighted map showing the intensive predator management areas
Alaska wolf harvest 1986-2008
Alaska wolf harvest 1986-2008
Chart of Alaska wolf harvest 1986-2008