Some things we're reading about this week
USGS Lake Powell coring study reveals water quality calamities of the past
Greens attack long-awaited report on oil and gas program
The Infrastructure and Build Back Better bills could be boons for the West
And the death of Western Republican pragmatism
As I write this, a fire rages outside of Estes Park, Colorado, the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. Residents were forced to flee their homes. …
The "Spanish Flu" killed 10% of Silverton's population
Is it necessary to keep a California nuke plant open to avoid a climate crisis?
Reupping this piece in honor of infrastructure week
Teton skiers balk at bighorn sheep closure
And a power grid nerd video!
A photo essay by Samuel Shaw