Irish step dancing in San Francisco Bay. September, 2007. (Photo: Michael Darter)

Saturday, January 4, 2014

http://www.umt.edu/camas/default.aspx

THERE WILL BE OIL
Appetite and Inevitability on the American Prairie

The keynote address I gave at the annual conference of the Montana Historical Society back in September appears in the Winter 2013 issue of Camas, published by the Environmental Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula.

The entire talk will be available online in a few weeks.

Thanks Phil Condon, Caroline Stephens, and Melissa Wardlow.

And thanks again Brian Shovers and Kirby Lambert of the Montana Historical Society and Ken Egan of Humanities Montana. You made possible a deeply gratifying experience for this Butte boyo.

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Monday, February 18, 2013

My latest story for National Geographic, about the oil boom in western North Dakota. March, 2013.

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Sunday, February 3, 2013


Susan Connell pilots an 18-wheeler in the oil patch. Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. Summer, 2012.

After pumping dirty water from a well site storage tank, Susan Connell drags a hose into place, so she can lift it back onto her tanker truck. Fort Berthold Reservation. Summer, 2012.

Susan Connell checks level of dirty water in a well site storage tank. Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. Summer, 2012.

Susan Connell removes dirty water from a well site storage tank. Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. Summer, 2012.

Roughnecks replace two miles of vertical pipe in a well near Epping, North Dakota. Summer, 2012.