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  • Navajo Nation bets on coal

    Navajo Nation bets on coal

    A tribe digs into a dying industry.

  • California's energy policies have ripple effects across the West

    California's energy policies have ripple effects across the West

    As the Golden State shifts from coal to clean, economies in other states feel it too.

  • The long arm of California energy policy

    The long arm of California energy policy

    The Golden State's legacy in the Interior West is about to change.

  • Worlds converge in energy's shadow

    Photographer Jared Boyd spends a day with Navajo Alice Benally, who lives less than a mile from the Four Corners Power Plant but only received electricity last year

  • The push is on for 'clean coal'

    Led by California, Western states are encouraging the energy industry to move toward cleaner coal technology

  • Meet Idaho's Revolutionaries

    In their own words, some of the Magic Valley citizens who fought the Sempra coal plant describe the uprising and how they got involved in it

  • Spinning coal into gasoline

    Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is eager to build a synfuels plant to turn coal into diesel, but it will neither easy nor cheap to make gas gasification a reality in the West

  • The hidden costs of our coal habit

    In Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future, Jeff Goodell reveals how the sausage is made when it comes to the primary source of America’s electricity.

  • The Winds of Change

    Colorado citizens voted last November to increase their state’s reliance on power from the wind and sun, but King Coal still rules the state, and the White House seems determined to keep it on the throne

  • Clean coal is an oxymoron

    Clean coal is an oxymoron

    Greg Gordon says Montana's governor, Brian Schweitzer, may sound like a populist, but he's beholden to King Coal.

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