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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.

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Goldberg: The good news about offshore oil rigs

Goldberg: The good news about offshore oil rigs

Renewable energy is killing birds.

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On climate change, Pentagon accepts facts on ground

On climate change, Pentagon accepts facts on ground

Congress may not acknowledge climate change, but national security threat is real.

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Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Research project to create cement is helping rid desert of glass bottles. 

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

DETROIT (AP) — United Nations human rights experts described Detroit's mass water shut-offs as "a man-made perfect storm" Monday and called on city officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses.

October 20, 2014 3:20 pm Photos

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

Human rights experts and United Nations representatives Catarina de Albuquerque, right, and Leilani Farha speak during a news conference in Detroit Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. United Nations human rights experts have called on Detroit officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including t…

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

United Nations human rights experts Leilani Farha and Catarina de Albuquerque listen to questions during a news conference in Detroit, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. United Nations human rights experts have called on Detroit officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with dis…

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

Valerie Jean of Detroit addresses a panel during a United Nations Fact-Finding Detroit Town Hall Meeting, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Wayne County Community College in Detroit. Jean, who says she lives on the north end of the city, talks about her recent experience with the city's attempts to …

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

Detroit residents address a panel, which includes members from the United Nations, during a UN Fact-Finding Detroit Town Hall Meeting, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Wayne County Community College in Detroit. The residents are explaining how the recent water shutoffs to their homes affect their l…

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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Break out your beach clothes! Last month set a new global heat record at 60.3 degrees Fahrenheit, putting the Earth on track for another sweltering year.

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Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Monitoring program used to determine whether UA observatory harms the creatures’ population.

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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.

October 15, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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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. 

October 12, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Food lecture series starts with climate talk

Food lecture series starts with climate talk

UA professor to discuss environment's everyday effects on households.

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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.

October 11, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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TEP sued over management of controversial power line

Partner in segment of planned 500-mile line to N.M. says Tucson Electric overshot its authority.

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Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Two upcoming garden tours unearth numerous possibilities.

October 11, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.

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Review: Chrysler roars back with all-new 200

Review: Chrysler roars back with all-new 200

Sleek sedan has an upscale feel, especially considering the $22,695 base price.

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