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Texas hoping for edge over New Mexico in water battle

With the official support of the U.S. government, Texas now hopes it has a substantial edge over New Mexico in an interstate legal battle over water from the Rio Grande.... Read more»

Mexicans squeezed by soaring lime prices

The citrus fruit has become such a precious commodity that gangs of thieves are even stealing ‘green gold’ by the ton.... Read more»

Four Corners Power Plant looks to expand coal-mining

Conservation groups are worried that a proposed expansion of coal-mining at the Four Corners Power Plant could reverse recent environmental gains at the plant that last year was on a list of dirtiest in the country.... Read more»

Reid Park zebra dies in accident

A young male Grevy’s zebra died in an accident at Reid Park Zoo Monday morning.... Read more»

Overtaxed Colorado River bathed with new life

For the next eight weeks, millions of gallons of water will gush from the Morelos Dam west of Yuma, reinvigorating the bone-dry river channel of the Colorado River as it flows south from the U.S.-Mexico border. Last week, a crowd gathered to celebrate the sudden appearance of flowing water, the result of an bi-national agreement to release water as part of a five-year restoration project.... Read more»

Hard times hit Margaritaville: Lime prices double after Mexico storms

The lime, a staple in many of Arizona’s Mexican eateries and grocery stores, has doubled in price over the last two months after heavy fall storms in Mexico knocked blooms from trees.... Read more»

Grassroots effort seeks labeling of genetically modified foods in Az

With no funding and facing a July deadline to gather 173,000 signatures, a Tucson man is out to require labels telling consumers whether food products are genetically engineered or made with genetically engineered ingredients.... Read more»

ASU startup out to help farmers pollinate crops through spray

Pollen-Tech is an ASU-based company offering a technology that spreads pollen through a solution sprayed on plants. With help from a startup grant through the university, it is focusing first on those growing almonds, cherries, peaches and apricots.... Read more»

Lawmaker seeks to bar cities from prohibiting chickens in backyards

A bill sponsored by Sen. David Farnworth would provide every homeowner with the chance to own a chicken and other fowl like peacocks or ducks. An organization of cities and towns objects to the proposal.... Read more»

House panel considers land-swap to expand Cibola Wildlife Refuge

The bill would swap 80 acres of federally owned land in California’s Riverside County for 40 acres of private farmland abutting the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge in La Paz County that is important habitat and wintering grounds for migratory birds and other wildlife.”... Read more»

Deep caverns & old mine shafts giving Mexico City a sinking feeling

A cavern 45 feet deep carved beneath the Mexican capital’s busy streets highlights a long-lurking threat. City officials have discovered a yawning cavern just below the surface of a vital intersection, clawed out by gushing water from a busted storm drain.... Read more»

Video: Keystone XL pipeline

Sifting through some claims and counterclaims about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.... Read more»

Pipeline primer

After more than five years of claims and counter-claims about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama is expected to make his final decision soon. So we thought it was a good time to sift through the disinformation and lay out some basic facts.... Read more»

Efficient cars, renewable energy lowering Az greenhouse gas emissions

Energy-efficiency requirements, rules on auto-emissions and policies promoting renewable energy prevented 3.5 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere during 2012, according to a report by Environment Arizona. A representative of the group calls that a good start.... Read more»

Proposed Phoenix-Tucson high-speed rail routes up for public input

A jeweler based in Tucson, Erik Stewart makes regular drives two hours up Interstate 10 to do business in Phoenix. If a high-speed rail line connected the cities, he said he’d use it. Through May 31, Arizonans have the chance to provide feedback about three proposed routes for high-speed rail between Phoenix and Tucson.... Read more»3

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