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  • Beyond the exurban dream

    The West’s rural areas are erupting with large-lot, big, expensive homes, but the actual costs of this new rural lifestyle extend far beyond the purchase price

  • Congress touts 'green energy,' but bill is black and blue

    The House of Representatives passes an energy bill with even more industrial pork than the Bush administration requested.

  • Whose rules rule on Otero Mesa?

    New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is fighting to keep the oil and gas industry away from Otero Mesa, but the federal government is equally determined to let the drilling begin

  • Where do we go from here? Taking the West Forward

    HCN lays out the West's 10 most critical issues and the paths toward positive results on everything from energy development and drought to federal agency practices and endangered species.

  • Think global (warming,) act local

    The Rocky Mountain Climate Organization, a new Colorado nonprofit, is taking a local approach to the global problem of climate change

  • When a Boom is a Bust

    Wamsutter, Wyo., is a boomtown these days, but the town is struggling to be a real community, instead of just a barracks for the natural gas industry

  • State struggling to keep up with CBM

    A state task force says pollution regulations for coalbed methane wells are severely under-enforced in Wyoming

  • Gas, the clean energy?

    Americans need to acknowledge all the costs of oil and gas drilling before we blithely flip the light switch or start the car

  • County’s hopes rest on a roller-coaster power market

    Lincoln County, Nev., hoped to make money from a gas-fired power plant, but the uncertain energy market, along with other difficulties, have stalled the plans in their tracks

  • Is the Southwest’s ‘last real stinker’ on its last legs?

    The possibility that the Mohave Generating Station could shut down delights Southwestern environmentalists, but worries the Navajo and Hopi tribes economically dependent on the plant

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