Energy & Industry

Our largest wildlife refuge is also the most vulnerable
Our largest wildlife refuge is also the most vulnerable
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is under threat from the Trump administration.
A Wyoming county pursues a private immigration jail
A Wyoming county pursues a private immigration jail
A rural town hopes incarceration will boost its local economy.
What could be lost in a push for mining in monuments
What could be lost in a push for mining in monuments
In Grand Staircase-Escalante, coal and fossils lie side by side.
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.
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.