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Rosemont Copper Mine Hits Roadblock, Air Pollution Permit Overturned

Maricopa County Superior Court says AzDEQ acted “contrary to law”

Arizona One of Top States for Green Energy Hiring

State No. 5 in report on announced jobs in sector, mostly in solar energy installations.

Tucson's Winter Second Warmest on Record

Last year was warmest on what has been 'pattern for many years now,' meteorologist says.

Snow Pack Not Likely Enough to Minimize Wildfire Season

Preparations for summer already under way; snow pack not what it should be, experts say.

Republicans: Grand Canyon Needs No New Protection

4 Arizona congressmen oppose designation as national monument, which would protect watershed.

Rockies Snow Pack Slightly Below Average

Measurements show pack at 90% of long-term average, rare decent news in drought-stricken region.

Gray Wolf Confirmed as Having Been Shot Near Canyon

Animal spotted on North Rim last fall was taken out by hunter mistaking it for coyote.

What Do February Record Temperatures Mean for Summer?

Highs in 80s this week are welcomed by tourists, businesses, but others wary of hot months ahead.

Bountiful Brilliant Blooms Expected This Spring

Scientists say good wildflower conditions may be manifest in certain Sonoran Desert sites.

Training to Preserve Saguaro Park Through Good Practices

Traveling pair from 'Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics' will be at park this weekend.

State Issues Its OKs on Rosemont Water Quality

Decision now moves to federal level - Forest Service and Army Corps of Engineers.

Tucson Winter Rain Has Been Reliable So Far

4 inches in 2 months gives region boost it needs in cycle, meteorologists say.

Border Security Efforts Clash with Movement of Wildlife

Environmentalists say fencing cuts off many animals; ranchers, others say security is uppermost.

Avra Valley Earth Fissures Ongoing Hazard, Geologist Warns

State's latest report shows subsidence from groundwater pumping continues in Southern Arizona.

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Saguaro National Park May Raise Some Fees

Park officials say increases have been authorized by National Park Service

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