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  • The Latest: Pumping Arizona's rivers dry?

    The Latest: Pumping Arizona's rivers dry?

    The state water board gives the go-ahead to a groundwater pumping project that could harm the San Pedro River

  • The end of an era on the Colorado Plateau

    The closing down of the Mohave Generating Station and the Black Mesa Mine are both a victory for environmentalists and Indian water activists, and an economic catastrophe for the Hopi and Navajo nations

  • The BLM fights for the Southwest’s last free-flowing river

    The BLM fights for the Southwest’s last free-flowing river

    A federal agency asserts its water rights to the San Pedro river in a case that might eventually lead to limits on growth in Arizona.

  • Crash of the cottonwoods

    Across the West, cottonwoods are dying, and no one is sure how to save these iconic trees.

  • Catron County confluence

    Catron County confluence

    A threat to Catron County's groundwater brings conservative ranchers and liberal newcomers together.

  • A Thirst for Growth

    In Sierra Vista, Ariz., a partnership of developers, environmentalists and government agencies is trying to keep the San Pedro River alive, while at the same time allowing for continued growth in this burgeoning Sunbelt city

  • A water-and-wilderness bill kicks up dust in Nevada

    Critics say an economic development initiative could suck desert springs and rural counties dry

  • The Battle for the Verde

    The Verde River is one of Arizona’s last free-flowing stream, but environmental and local activists fear an ambitious planned pipeline, designed to bring groundwater to the growing Prescott area, will end up sucking the river dry

  • Retirees join environmentalists in fighting Arizona copper mine

    Retirees join environmentalists in fighting Arizona copper mine

    The conservative, golf-playing retirees of Queen Valley, Ariz., are determined to stop a giant copper mine.

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