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Photos: Washington wildfire destroys neighborhood

Photos: Washington wildfire destroys neighborhood

A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood Sunday, destroying properties and forcin…

June 30, 2015 3:45 pm Photos

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Is California trying to take our water?

Is California trying to take our water?

Fear in Arizona is growing, but outside experts are doubtful. Here's why.

June 27, 2015 7:29 pm Photos

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Reconsider permit for big Benson project, Audubon urges

Reconsider permit for big Benson project, Audubon urges

Tucson Audubon Society cities EPA objections to 2006 Corps development permit.

June 07, 2015 1:45 pm Photos

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Photos: The decline (and beauty) of the Salton Sea

An air of decline and strange beauty permeates the Salton Sea as the California lake keeps shrinking.

June 03, 2015 2:15 pmLoading…

Local washes stay regulated under new EPA rule

Local washes stay regulated under new EPA rule

Environmentalists are pleased; developers are frustrated. 

May 30, 2015 5:30 pm Photos

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Spring blooms on early schedule at Flagstaff arboretum

Spring blooms on early schedule at Flagstaff arboretum

Could indicate what's to come as temperatures continue to climb across the Southwest, experts say.

May 25, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Farm water to city taps: It won't be cheap

Farm water to city taps: It won't be cheap

"The era of cheap water in the Southwest is over," warns a leading expert.

May 23, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Condors caught in middle of lead shot debate

Condors caught in middle of lead shot debate

Debate sparks over whether to legally regulate ammunition in Arizona hunting.

May 23, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Arizonans agree: It's getting warmer

Arizonans agree: It's getting warmer

Three-quarters of Arizonans think government should cap emissions to counter climate change.

May 18, 2015 7:14 pmLoading…

Report: No 'silver bullet' for Colorado River's problems

Report: No 'silver bullet' for Colorado River's problems

Population growth in cities served by the over-tapped river, including Tucson, a big concern.

May 12, 2015 7:44 pmLoading…

Will restored creeks thrive if Rosemont gets OK?

Will restored creeks thrive if Rosemont gets OK?

Rosemont Mine could dry up success stories Cienega Creek and Empire Gulch, critics fear

May 10, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Fractures, faults big issue in Rosemont dispute

Fractures, faults big issue in Rosemont dispute

Forest Service says they're no big deal; BLM fears effect on nearby groundwater

May 09, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

EPA criticizes state's latest approval of Rosemont Mine

EPA criticizes state's latest approval of Rosemont Mine

Argues that state regulators aren't doing enough to protect neighboring streams from pollution.

May 06, 2015 4:30 pmLoading…

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