There's a growing understanding of the scientific importance of wildlife migration corridors, but protecting them is a huge political challenge.
by Mary Ellen Hannibal,
Dec 30, 2011
Protecting environmentally sensitive Western lands from
the current oil and gas frenzy is a challenge to the
conservationists who file protests with the BLM.
by Paul Larmer,
Apr 14, 2008
Conservationists can file formal protests when the BLM
wants to auction off public land to energy companies, but the
differences between regional management plans and styles make the
protest game little more than a crapshoot.
by April Reese,
Apr 14, 2008
A journalist reflects on energy development on his home turf.
by Hal Herring,
Jun 24, 2013
Master leasing plans, or MLPs, are a new tool designed to help the Bureau of Land Management better coordinate energy leasing and development in areas that may need special treatment or protection.
by Kimberly Hirai,
Mar 13, 2012
Can U.S. environmentalists derail a huge Canadian tar sands project that affects this side of the border?
by Cally Carswell,
Aug 11, 2010
Imperial Oil's plan to transport gigantic equipment to Alberta, Canada, will require major work on highways in Idaho and Montana.
by Denver Nicks,
Aug 10, 2010
A tar sands development proposed for Utah is insane on every level: economically, environmentally and just practically.
by Mike Duncan,
Mar 20, 2011
The Oil and Gas Accountability Project has created Oil and
Gas at Your Door, a guidebook and Web site for Western landowners
confronted by energy development
by Dan Wilcock,
Oct 25, 2004
Ten years into the energy rush, the West is beginning to
think about its impacts on the region’s land, air, water and
by Greg Hanscom,
Mar 07, 2005