Energy

Wage Theft Lawsuits Against Oil & Gas Companies Rise as Industry Struggles

Last Updated by Dan Boyce on

Oilfield bankruptcies of companies large and small have been surging as prices remain at their lowest levels in a decade or more. This has coincided with a rise of class action lawsuits by industry workers claiming wage theft by their employers.

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Timeline: The Long Road To #NoDAPL

Posted by Amy Sisk on

The Dakota Access Pipeline caught the world's attention in August 2016, when Native Americans and allies from across the world flocked to a remote grassy field to protest the 1,200-mile project.

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Energy explained: Where does it come from and how much do we use?

Last Updated by Inside Energy, Jordan Wirfs-Brock on

Our energy use - in the U.S. and worldwide - has changed in the past 15 years.

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What's next for energy research under new administration?

Posted by Stephanie Joyce, Inside Energy on

Presidents do have considerable sway when it comes to directing federal research priorities. George W. Bush directed research money away from renewables for the Freedom Car.

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Coal country anticipates 2017

Last Updated by Leigh Paterson, Inside Energy on

Statements by Donald Trump give hope to communities affected by 8-year decline in coal market.

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The Collapse of Coal: A Video Documentary

Last Updated by Rebecca Jacobson on

Inside Energy and The Allegheny Front teamed up to look at how the American coal industry is dealing with the latest crisis.

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Residents and workers in US coal country hope for change when Donald Trump takes office

Posted by RMPBS News Staff, Inside Energy on

The Clean Power Plan is meant to move the nation away from burning coal, adding to air pollution and greenhouse gases. His supporters hope Trump will overturn the regulation. But then there's the shrinking demand for coal, in a market with cheap natural gas.

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Our Food Processed Future: The Rising Energy Costs Of Convenience

Last Updated by Leigh Paterson on

To learn how energy inputs into homemade and processed foods stack up, I baked a Mile High Apple pie with Chef Kathy Guler.

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Feasting On Fuel: Renewables On America’s Farms

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As part of our series Feasting On Fuel, Grant Gerlock of Harvest Public Media looks at farmers who are turning to renewables to lessen their reliance on fossil fuels.

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In A Race To Represent Coal Country, Two Visions For The Future

Last Updated by Leigh Paterson on

What to do about coal jobs has been a major theme this election season, with each side pointing fingers at the other, from the presidential debate stage to local town halls. On Colorado’s western slope, two candidates running for Congress are divided on the issue and are nearly matched in campaign contributions as election day approaches.

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Inside Energy

Cleaning Out The Dakota Access Protest Camp

While construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline is underway, the protest camps are clearing out ahead of...

Nebraska landowners revive fight against Keystone XL

A group of Nebraska landowners sued to block the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline from seizing land by eminent domain. They have pledged to revive their fight,...

Documentary: Beyond Standing Rock

Inside Energy, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain PBS and Fast Forward Films, presents "Beyond Standing Rock" a...

After Permit Approval, Pipeline Fight Enters New Chapter

With Donald Trump as president, the Dakota Access Pipeline will get a permit. While North Dakotans welcome the news, the tribe fighting the project promises a legal...

Earth+Bone – A Fronteras Desk Series Exploring Conflicts Over Sacred Lands

From the Fronteras Desk, a series that examines tribes, sacred sites and the conflicts that arise over these issues in the Southwest.

Election 2016

Election 2016

Your roundup of the 2016 Presidential Campaign from across public media. Connecting you to in-depth reporting and analysis on the candidates and the issues this election year.