Energy & Industry

Utilities should dump coal to lower power bills
Utilities should dump coal to lower power bills
Coal-fired plants are more expensive than renewable alternatives like wind power.
The Colorado valley at stake in Trump’s oil boom
The Colorado valley at stake in Trump’s oil boom
After coal waned, a community redefined itself. Will new leases turn back the clock?
New EPA head has long history of ties to mining interests
New EPA head has long history of ties to mining interests
Watchdog groups worry Andrew Wheeler will advance an agenda of deregulation.
Suckers for gold
Suckers for gold
Recreational dredgers can wreck stream beds.
How to cut carbon: Change the way utilities make money
As black lung spreads, a fight over miner protection
Massive Colorado mudslide nearly clobbered gas wells
Massive Colorado mudslide nearly clobbered gas wells
How much should energy developers plan for natural disaster?
Suckers for gold: recreational dredgers can wreck stream beds
In North Dakota, signs of changing attitudes towards oil and gas development
Hydrocarbon inhalation added to long list of oil & gas perils
Hydrocarbon inhalation added to long list of oil & gas perils
CDC investigates yet another threat for one of the deadliest industries in the nation.
The Latest: Coal companies seek export terminals beyond the Northwest
The Latest: Coal companies seek export terminals beyond the Northwest
Would-be coal exporters plan to circumvent Northwestern opposition by using terminals elsewhere in North America.
Unlikely partnership seeks to end turf wars in western Colorado
Public Record: Cliven Bundy
Public Record: Cliven Bundy
Court and federal documents chronicle a long history of grazing battles.
How we export our water to Asia
How we export our water to Asia
A precious resource leaves the West in the form of alfalfa hay.
A new era of clean air regulation is dawning
Cliven Bundy needs to pay his grazing bills
Photos of a standoff
Photos of a standoff
Armed militia members join a Nevada rancher to protest a cattle roundup from public land.
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