Energy & Industry

Latest: EPA puts brakes on Pebble Mine proposal
Latest: EPA puts brakes on Pebble Mine proposal
Agency says risks to fisheries and natural resources justify gathering more data.
Interior opens more Western waters to offshore drilling
Interior opens more Western waters to offshore drilling
Officials from both parties ask Secretary Ryan Zinke to reconsider.
Latest: Washington state denies oil-by-rail terminal
Latest: Washington state denies oil-by-rail terminal
Citing risks, Gov. Inslee rejects plans for the nation’s largest oil terminal.
Oil firms commandeer badlands
Duncan Energy Inc. builds an illegal road through national grasslands while the Forest Service and the U.S. Attorney's office bicker.
Oil leases head for Court
Proposed oil and gas leasing on National Forest lands comes under fire.
New at the Gray Ranch
The Animas Foundation buys New Mexico's Gray Ranch.
Cleaning up its mess
The United Nuclear Corp. must clean up its Church Rock Mine near Gallup, New Mexico.
Rancher sues rancher
A letter to the editor of a California paper criticizing range conditions causes a $32,000 libel suit.
Phelps Dodge gets a D in mining
The Phelps Dodge copper mining company is a bad neighbor, report shows.
State cites leaky lab
Los Alamos National Laboratory is fined for storing leaky waste.
Babbitt's feast of meetings
Babbitt sets three public meetings to discuss grazing.
New Mexico begins to regulate a huge mine
Molycorp in Mew Mexico comes under fire from Concerned Citizens Del Norte for polluting the Red River.
Grazing fees sink
Grazing fees drop for the second year in a row.
Big profits at big price
Wealthy corporations control, and abuse, a disproportionate amount of available forage according to a National Wildlife Federation report.
Mining reform may hit paydirt in 1993
Mining reform legislation which could overturn the 1872 Mining Law is introduced in Congress.
Energy reports
The DOE seeks comments on reports that examine problems within the agency.
A melting pot for unrelated agencies
A brief history of the Department of Energyis outlined.
Ornery grand jury
A grand jury report on the environmental crimes at the Rocky Flats nuclear bomb plant is released.
Calls for reform
Summitville mine pollution may lead to new reclamation regulations in Colorado.
The continuing saga of New Mexico's Gray Ranch
The Nature Conservancy sells the biologically diverse Gray Ranch amidst local concern.
High on hemp
A review of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, by hemp crusader Jack Herer.
Aluminum workers and cancer
A study links aluminum production to cancer in factory workers.
Nevada fences out hot waste, for now
A low-level nuclear waste dump closes in Beatty, Nevada.