Energy & Industry

New Mexico’s ‘mini’ Green New Deal, dissected
New Mexico’s ‘mini’ Green New Deal, dissected
The Energy Transition Act could be a model for ambitious policies of the future.
As oil trains roll into Portland, city residents keep watch
As oil trains roll into Portland, city residents keep watch
Without state oversight, activists step up to monitor the traffic in their own backyards.
South Dakota pushes bills to prosecute ‘riot-boosting’ ahead of pipeline construction
South Dakota pushes bills to prosecute ‘riot-boosting’ ahead of pipeline construction
The bills would allow the state to sue protesters — and their supporters — and use the money for pipeline-related costs.
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.
Utah rejects nuclear dump
Utah rejects a high-level nuclear waste dump slated for San Juan County.
Tortoises, cattle race toward court
Wise Use attorney Karen Budd's effort to overturn BLM grazing cutbacks could affect the endangered desert tortoise and the Endangered Species Act.
Blackfoot River Valley may get huge mine
Senator Max Baucus stands to profit more from mining on his ranch property than the public gains on its public lands under the 1872 Mining Law.
Seeds of change
The book "Seeds of Change' examines massive agricultural changes arising from contact between the continents.
Nuclear power gets gassed
The Washington Public Power Supply System is too expensive, says the Bonneville Power Administration.
Gold mines are sucking aquifers dry
Gold mines are dewatering aquifers along Nevada's Humboldt River.
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