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Patagonia mines oozed high levels of iron, US says

Patagonia mines oozed high levels of iron, US says

Levels were "way above any standards," says Geological Survey hydrologist.

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In Navajo country, coal gives — and takes lives

In Navajo country, coal gives — and takes lives

Four Corners activists want more done to improve air quality.

December 27, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Federalism’s champions a growing challenge to Obama

Federalism’s champions a growing challenge to Obama

Come January, federalism's vitality will be an increasingly inconvenient truth for Obama.

December 20, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Will voters and falling prices derail fracking?

Will voters and falling prices derail fracking?

Key stable energy: Don't limit supply by placing artificial constraints on production.

December 17, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Arizona Game and Fish officials confirmed the kill Sunday.

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Proposed EPA ozone rules would cost TEP, other utilities

Proposed EPA ozone rules would cost TEP, other utilities

But other pollutant controls may keep most of Arizona in compliance.

December 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Illegal dumping littering area with tons of trash

Illegal dumping littering area with tons of trash

About 2,000 complaints have been filed with county over last three years.

December 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Rocky Mountain wolf traveled hundreds of miles to Arizona

Rocky Mountain wolf traveled hundreds of miles to Arizona

It's the first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years.

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Drones new research tool for wildlife, land

Drones new research tool for wildlife, land

Scientists flying the unmanned crafts this week at Las Cienegas, near Douglas.

November 17, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Panel: Southern Arizona vulnerable to climate change

Panel: Southern Arizona vulnerable to climate change

Regional temperatures expected to increase, experts say.

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Conservation groups sue federal agency over wolf plan

Conservation groups sue federal agency over wolf plan

Not enough is being done to save Mexican gray wolves, lawsuit contends.

November 12, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Ironwood Forest National Monument holds open house

Ironwood Forest National Monument holds open house

A "Meet the Monument" event at Ironwood Forest National Monument is Saturday.

November 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

They're asked to meet Saturday at visitor center on Old Spanish Trail.

November 06, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Inspiration still flows from water harvesting tour

Water harvesting tour delivered inspiration for living more lightly on the earth.

November 01, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Inspiration still flows from water harvesting tour

Inspiration still flows from water harvesting tour

Water harvesting tour delivered inspiration for living more lightly on the earth.

November 01, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Lawsuit filed over Patagonia Mountains mine project

Lawsuit filed over Patagonia Mountains mine project

Enviros want to stop Canadian company looking for copper.

October 29, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Utility work could bulldoze a mile-long, 100-foot-wide section. 

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ADEQ: Patagonia mine wasn't source of orange sludge

ADEQ: Patagonia mine wasn't source of orange sludge

Agency draws flak from environmentalists for its handling of Trench Mine runoff.

October 21, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

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