PR battles flare over Pebble mine ahead of study's release
Developers of the proposed Pebble Mine have amped up a public relations push ahead of the expected release of a federal environmental study of the fiercely contested gold and copper project in southwest Alaska.
Judge tosses part of Millennium lawsuit
A federal judge today threw out part of the lawsuit against Washington state regulators for rejecting permits needed to build a controversial coal export terminal.
'Bad actor' case rolls on in Montana
A Montana judge ruled against Hecla Mining Co. last week, but the Idaho-based company hopes the same jurist will keep them mining in Big Sky Country.
Past haunts present fight over controversial Minn. project
Activists believe history will help stop a Minnesota copper-nickel mine more than 50 years in the making.
DOE continues appeal for smaller, more efficient plants
The Department of Energy today asked engineers to submit their ideas for what the coal-fired power plants of the future should look like.