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In Texas' pristine Big Bend, a pipeline could run through it

Companies run by two billionaires are teaming up to build a 143-mile pipeline to carry natural gas through the Big Bend region of Texas and into Mexico. An unlikely coalition of environmentalists, landowners and others is fighting to thwart the project.... Read more»

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FactCheck: No, the EPA will not regulate your barbecue

A Republican congressman says the EPA wants “to stop you and I from grilling,” and he has proposed legislation that would prohibit federal regulation of backyard barbecues. Rep. Richard Hudson cites an EPA “study,” but that is actually a student design project; the agency says it has no plans to regulate barbecues.... Read more»

Despite critics, House OKs bill aimed at curbing wildfires

Where supporters say the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 will reduce wildfires, critics say the bill guts environmental regulations and promotes high-risk logging.... Read more»

Obama's numbers, July update

Unemployment is down, as is home ownership, while business start-ups, paychecks and oil production are up. ... Read more»

Tucson developer Wesley Mehl named deputy of State Land Department

Wesley Mehl, a vice president of Town West Realty, has been named a deputy commissioner of the Arizona State Land Department by Gov. Doug Ducey.... Read more»1

Apaches renew protest of Oak Flat copper mine

Members of a Native American tribe in Arizona took to the roadways on Monday to protest against a proposal for a massive copper mine at a small town east of Phoenix, vowing to protect sacred lands.... Read more»

Mexico bans wild animals in circuses — but there's no place for them to go

A new law in Mexico banning the use of tigers, elephants, zebras, lions and other exotic animals in circuses comes into effect next week. But what will happen to all of these animals?... Read more»

Cactus rustlers focus of Saguaro Nat'l Park tagging plan

In a new move to protect the state’s iconic plant, Saguaro National Park plans to monitor cactus nurseries to prevent the buying and selling of stolen saguaros from the park. ... Read more»

Feds move Arizona toad toward endangered status, gray wolf the other way

The federal government moved the Arizona toad closer to endangered status this week while dimming hopes for the gray wolf, which moved a step closer to losing endangered species protection altogether.... Read more»

NWS issues severe thunderstorm warning

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Northwestern Pima County Tuesday afternoon, cautioning that thunderstorms could produce damaging winds in excess of 60 mph, large hail, frequent lightening and heavy rain. ... Read more»

Cut lighter fluid for tastier grilling, less pollution

Grilling without using lighter fluid means releasing into the air a lower amount of volatile organic compounds—key ingredients in smog. It can also mean better-tasting food for your July 4 barbecue. So how to get the blasted coals glowing without dousing them in lighter fluid? Use a charcoal chimney.... Read more»

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Ducey: Remember Granite Mountain Hotshots

Today marks a solemn anniversary for the state of Arizona, as we remember the 19 brave men who gave their lives at Yarnell Hill two years ago. ... Read more»1

Arizona to pay families $670K over Yarnell Hill firefighter deaths

Arizona will pay a total of $670,000 to the families of the 19 elite firefighters killed in the country's deadliest wildfire in 80 years and has agreed to reform the way it fights wildfires, state officials said... Read more»

Blowing dust, thunderstorm warnings issued

The National Weather Service is cautioning about blowing dust in Tucson as well as near Marana and Picacho Peak, and has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Avra Valley and Picture Rocks on Monday afternoon.... Read more»

Aging water facilities need ‘major’ repair, Yuma official tells Congress

Tom Davis said the West’s aging water infrastructure is beyond patching and in need of “major replacement and rehabilitation” – but that can’t happen until federal officials inventory the problem. ... Read more»

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