Green is great, but it's galling, too. Hands up if you have the
spare cash to invest in solar electric or a gray-water system, even
with all the tax incentives available.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has frustrated, surprised
and disappointed Tucson-area opponents of the Rosemont Mine by
upholding lower-level officials' view that the feds can't legally
say "no" to its construction.
JOHANNESBURG — Rene Ngongo, honored with the "alternative Nobel"
on Tuesday, grew up in a Congo where he could marvel at the wealth
of animals and trees.
A Tucson Democratic congressman who has led the fight to save
wild horses had high praise this week for a new Obama
administration plan to move thousands of the horses and burros to
new preserves in the Midwest and East.
Six environmental groups and the Yavapai-Apache Nation are
asking the state Game and Fish Commission to cancel fishing on a
stretch of a prime desert creek because it could hurt a threatened
fish species and allow non-native species to invade the creek.
Two controversial water tanks placed in the Kofa National
Wildlife Refuge to help the refuge's troubled bighorn sheep aren't
working as promised, environmentalists said this week.
A mountain lion blamed for killing 15 bighorn sheep in
southwestern Arizona was killed this week about 30 miles east of
the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge.
Developers must be responsible
The city backed away Wednesday from plans to cut down more than
a dozen trees near the Manning House downtown after historic
preservationists and neighbors protested.
A tiny hummingbird journeyed 1,000 miles north from Southeast
Arizona's San Pedro River to western Montana, researchers reported
What could become the largest copper mine in the lower 48 states
gets center stage Friday when U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar
visits the site of a proposed land exchange in the historic Pinal
County mining town of Superior.
Arizona Game and Fish Department officials won't rule out
shooting a sheep-gobbling mountain lion now that a moratorium on
shooting lions in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge has