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Endangered Rocky Mountain wolf possibly near Grand Canyon

Endangered Rocky Mountain wolf possibly near Grand Canyon

Its collar resembles those on endangered gray wolves, says Fish and Wildlife Service.

October 30, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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More bighorn sheep will be brought to Catalinas

More bighorn sheep will be brought to Catalinas

Wildlife officials plan capture and release in late November.

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New York, New Jersey look back 2 years after Sandy

New York, New Jersey look back 2 years after Sandy

BELMAR, N.J. — The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in a region where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses…

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Lava flow sends Hawaii residents from homes

Lava flow sends Hawaii residents from homes

Lava is moving at 5.5 yards per hour toward homes and businesses.

October 29, 2014 1:15 pm Photos

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Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Land-use agreements will protect vital wildlife corridors from development.

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Water wells drying up on Tucson's fringes

Water wells drying up on Tucson's fringes

City aquifer called stable, but some worry more problems lurk in future.

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Entire series: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Entire series: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Part 1: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

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Closed Patagonia mines send orange sludge into creeks

Closed Patagonia mines send orange sludge into creeks

Toxic heavy metals may have leached into the water during heavy rains.

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Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

After 25 years running Trees for Tucson, Joan Lionetti honored with oak. 

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Hayden, Miami smelters slated for upgrades

Hayden, Miami smelters slated for upgrades

Federal regulations will cut sulfur dioxide emissions 85 percent at the smelters.

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Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Official with Mexican environmental agency explains why authorities couldn't stop spill and how they'll hold the company accountable.

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Rosemont owner drilling to confirm earlier copper estimates

Rosemont owner drilling to confirm earlier copper estimates

Opponents wonder if Hudbay is seeking to expand the proposed mine.

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Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Environmentalists cite a population drop of more than 90 percent.

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'Megadrought' risk up to 50 percent, scientists say

'Megadrought' risk up to 50 percent, scientists say

Existing forecasts "critically underestimate" risks in Southwest, new study says.

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Biologists who warned of harm to jaguar were overruled

Biologists who warned of harm to jaguar were overruled

Wildlife service supervisor changed his staff's findings, records show.

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Summer sun fries turtle eggs in Rocky Point

Summer sun fries turtle eggs in Rocky Point

A sea turtle chose a welcoming, posh beachfront, but the wrong month.

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US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.

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Huckelberry defends negotiating with Rosemont on land preservation

Huckelberry defends negotiating with Rosemont on land preservation

Critics say any mitigation deal could help the mine win approval.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hudbay looking to expand beyond Rosemont in Arizona

Hudbay looking to expand beyond Rosemont in Arizona

This Q&A with company officials covers Rosemont environmental, business, transportation issues.

July 25, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Environmentalists continue to push for a coal-free plant in Tucson.

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With Lake Mead sinking, pressure grows for action

With Lake Mead sinking, pressure grows for action

Reservoir that supplies Western drinking water is at record low level. 

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Tucson business wins $100,000 EPA contract

Tucson business wins $100,000 EPA contract

HJ3 Composite Technologies is working on new ways to repair water pipelines.

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Gorgeous lands in Tortolitas, Santa Ritas for sale

Gorgeous lands in Tortolitas, Santa Ritas for sale

Beautiful lands are for sale everywhere — will they be preserved or developed?

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Study: Rising AZ temperatures make for hostile environment

Study: Rising AZ temperatures make for hostile environment

Arizona will be hit harder than most states, a new report says.

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Rosemont pays $551,000 firefighting bill

Rosemont pays $551,000 firefighting bill

2011 wildfire was started by a company employee.

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