Energy & Industry

As ethics questions swirl, Zinke knows how to work a crowd
As ethics questions swirl, Zinke knows how to work a crowd
The Interior secretary woos conservatives with logging, drilling, public access.
Mining protections lapse on one of Oregon’s wildest rivers
Mining protections lapse on one of Oregon’s wildest rivers
The Department of Interior’s failure to extend restrictions exposes the weaknesses of a key environmental law.
Holding onto home in rural North Dakota
Holding onto home in rural North Dakota
A new documentary explores progress and place in fracking country.
Gold, guns, and suckers born every minute
Gold, guns, and suckers born every minute
With the right kind of marketing any unsound idea can flourish in the West.
Will we finally pass a sensible Farm Bill?
Will we finally pass a sensible Farm Bill?
Examining the long-delayed bill and finding lots to lambaste.
Fight the Green River nuclear reactors project in Utah
A judge will hear a bid this month from environmentalists aiming to stop the development.
Front Range drilldown
Front Range drilldown
In the fight over oil and gas regulation, local control gains ground.
Idaho Power is waging war on renewable energy. Is it winning?
Idaho Power is waging war on renewable energy. Is it winning?
One of the West's great old-school monopolies and its multi-pronged attack on wind and solar.
A war for a dollar
A war for a dollar
Arizona's biggest utility goes after solar net metering
The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities
The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities
A permit for an inactive mine may be renewed.
Moving on up in the oil patch
Moving on up in the oil patch
Are the West’s energy fields the last bastion of the American Dream?
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