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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

FILE - This July, 2001 aerial file photo shows the Coastal Plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the Coastal Plain, as a wilderness area. Th…

January 25, 2015 2:16 pmLoading…
Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

JUNEAU, Alaska — President Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal…

January 25, 2015 2:16 pmLoading…
California drought could end with atmospheric river storms

California drought could end with atmospheric river storms

LOS ANGELES — California’s drought crept in slowly, but it could end with a torrent of winter storms that stream across the Pacific, dumping much of the year’s rain and snow in a few fast-moving and potentially catastrophic downpours.

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Federal OK in hand, SunZia backers press on

Federal OK in hand, SunZia backers press on

Backers of the SunZia power line in Arizona and New Mexico turn effort to state and local permits.

January 24, 2015 2:28 pmLoading…
Fill up on cheap gasoline while you can

Fill up on cheap gasoline while you can

Americans must realize that the current low prices will not last.

January 23, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
Dangerously in denial on climate change

Dangerously in denial on climate change

Anti-intellectual, anti-science epidemic prioritizes populist punch lines over smart policy.

January 21, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Low gas prices, incentives change math for electric cars

Here's how the numbers break down for consumers.

January 21, 2015 2:51 pmLoading…
Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Smart methane guidelines can make the fracking boom even better.

January 16, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Rosemont Mine, opponents clash over air permit

Rosemont Mine, opponents clash over air permit

Court hearing over permit issued by ADEQ to allow mine to operate.

January 05, 2015 9:00 pm Photos

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Tucson's record warmth 'consistent' with climate-change forecast

Tucson's record warmth 'consistent' with climate-change forecast

Four of six warmest years on record have occurred since 2009.

January 02, 2015 9:15 pm Photos

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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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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…

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