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Northern Mexican gartersnake listed as threatened species

Northern Mexican gartersnake listed as threatened species

The northern Mexican gartersnake has joined the ranks of federally protected species.

July 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Judge deals major setback to big Sierra Vista project

A planned project for 7,000 homes and apartments in Sierra Vista now sits in legal limbo due to a judge’s ruling overturning state approval of it.

June 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River went on trial here Monday.

April 07, 2014 5:01 pmLoading…

How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
White House council refereeing Rosemont Mine debate

White House council refereeing Rosemont Mine debate

A White House advisory body is now informally involved in the contentious Rosemont Copper Mine dispute.

December 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Forest Service: Rosemont will hurt air, reduce water flows but can't be denied

The Rosemont Mine could worsen air quality in Saguaro National Park, disturb cultural resources — including human burial sites — and reduce water flows into Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek, said the U.S. Forest Service.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Plans for SunZia transmission line through AZ based on false premises

Plans for SunZia transmission line through AZ based on false premises

The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.

December 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Rosemont meets almost all environmental laws, final federal report says

Rosemont meets almost all environmental laws, final federal report says

The Forest Service laid much of the groundwork Friday for approval of the Rosemont Mine by releasing a final environmental report saying essentially that while the mine will cause negative impacts, it’s now clearly in line with nearly all environmental laws.

November 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Streams near Rosemont Mine site home to rare cuckoos

Streams near Rosemont Mine site home to rare cuckoos

A rare bird that could gain federal protected status lives and in some cases breeds along three streams and creeks near the proposed Rosemont Mine site, federal reports show.

October 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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BLM challenges view of mine's impact on streams

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is intensifying the debate over the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on neighboring streams by bluntly challenging the Forest Service view that the mine probably won’t do major, short-term environmental damage to Cienega Creek.

September 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Grijalva among US reps seeking to rein in BLM’s wild horse budget

Grijalva among US reps seeking to rein in BLM’s wild horse budget

RENO, Nev. — Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has created an “untenable situation” for both the mustangs and U.S. taxpayers.

June 20, 2013 12:12 pmLoading…
Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

The government's program of rounding up wild horses and burros is costly and does little to stem the growth of herds - and may actually be helping herds grow, a new report says.

June 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

The BLM estimates that there are 502 wild horses and 3,194 wild burros in Arizona, with ideal numbers less than half that. Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say …

June 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Science panel: Feds making wild-horse situation worse

WASHINGTON — The federal government should do large-scale drug injections of wild horses to make them infertile, according to a highly anticipated recommendation from the National Academy of Sciences.

June 05, 2013 9:02 pmLoading…
Former wild-roaming horses, burros coming up for adoption

Former wild-roaming horses, burros coming up for adoption

Nearly three dozen horses and burros that have been roaming wild on the range will be offered for adoption this month in Sonoita.

May 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Proposition 120 would give AZ 'control' of US lands

PHOENIX - Arizona really can force the federal government to surrender title to close 73 million acres of land in the state, the chief proponent of the ballot proposition insists.

September 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Target shooting OK’d on BLM land in southern Ariz.

Recreational target shooting on 1.4 million acres in south-central Arizona is allowed under a final plan by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

September 21, 2012 10:27 amLoading…

Decision favors 5,900 home Sierra Vista project

State water officials ruled late Monday that they lack authority to stop a big Sierra Vista housing development in the name of protecting the neighboring San Pedro River from the project's groundwater pumping.

July 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Groups protest plan for Tucson's Sonoran Desert monument

Conservation groups are questioning a proposal to allow recreational target shooting throughout Tucson’s Sonoran Desert National Monument.

July 17, 2012 1:05 pmLoading…

Bowie man in BLM shooting asks to be own lawyer

A Cochise County judge is considering whether a man who allegedly shot at two Bureau of Land Management agents in 2010 should be allowed to represent himself at trial.

June 14, 2012 10:46 am

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