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All Politics is Local...but so is Energy Development

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Voters in three Colorado cities passed anti-fracking measures last month. This week the Colorado Oil and Gas Association announced it would sue two of...

Equal Ground for Energy Development and Conservation

Mark Starr | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green
Mark Starr

As a veteran, I find myself in complete agreement. It's not an either-or question. The key is to direct oil and gas development to the right places, and to set aside some lands that are too special to drill.

National Parks Deserve to Be Protected From Oil and Gas Development

Tom Kiernan | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Tom Kiernan

We must not allow large-scale oil and gas field development via fracking to pollute and deplete park watersheds, foul park air quality, fragment habitat for park wildlife, and create excessive industrial sound, and light pollution near our parks.

PHOTOS: Wyoming's Bighorn Basin 'Needs Your Help'

Posted 11.07.2011 | Green

From Dave Showalter: It’s a critical habitat for grizzly bears, wolves, sage grouse and Yellowstone cutthroat trout. It boasts some of the West...

Libya: The Resource Curse Strikes Again

Sen. Dick Lugar | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Sen. Dick Lugar

Our energy challenges are shared among nations, and their resolution requires both domestic action and international cooperation. A concerted global effort to end the secrecy that often surrounds energy development is a good place to start.

The Southern Ute Paradox: Has The Billion-Dollar Tribe Become Too Corporate?

High Country News | Jonathan Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Less than a century ago, the Southern Utes were barely hanging on, squeezed onto an unremarkable sliver of reservation land, a new and foreign way of ...