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Advocates: Cuts to EPA budget will be felt in Az programs

Arizona received $315M in funding for specific federal programs over the past five years – funding that could be endangered by proposed cuts to the EPA budget.... Read more»

Study: Climate change will make wildfires worse for Arizona

As climate change worsens, one study looks at the impact that it could have on wildfires. The Cost of Carbon Pollution project concludes forecasts 100 percent more burned area in the U.S. by 2050. ... 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»

Restoration ideas flow from Southwest river experts

Scientists from across the western U.S. and northern Mexico spend three days in Tucson exchanging ideas for protecting some of the two nations' most endangered rivers.... Read more»