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N. AZ City Declares Water Crisis

Williams coping with drought, causing local officials to severely regulate water use earlier this year; current reservoirs are low.

Local governments are planning to extend the number and length of bicycle paths in an effort to increase ridership in our community.

Tucson 9th in Nation for Commutes by Bike

US Census Bureau releases commuting data; more than 5,500 people in city ride bikes to work, or 2.4 percent of the area's working population.

Spring Signals the Start of Honeybee Migration Season in AZ

Experts say the negative reputation of Africanized bees is not entirely deserved.

Tucson Drafts Updates to Urban Agriculture Code

Kristen Culliney and her family keep 8 hens in their midtown backyard, making them outlaws under current city zoning code, her local homeowner’s association rules.

Tucson Takes 2nd Place in Water-Saving Competition

Residents pledged to save 66 million gallons of water; placed behind Corpus Christi, TX.

UPDATED: 9 Tribes Sharing $700K for Renewable Energy

Interior Secretary visited Phoenix Wednesday and announced grant program for Native American tribes; also approval for what would be largest solar power plant on tribal land.

Interior Sec in PHX to Talk Energy Development in Tribal Lands

American Indian leaders have said federal and tribal politics and bureaucracy have made energy development difficult in Indian Country.

UPDATED: Prescott Fire Fully Contained

Several agencies rushed to scene Tuesday to battle wildfire in grassland; it is unclear how it started.

AZ is 'Bull's Eye of Climate Change'

The White House’s 2014 Natl Climate Assessment definitively links burning of coal and oil to intensifying climate conditions in S. Arizona.

Report: Uranium Cleanup in Navajo Nation Meets Most Objectives

EPA, Bureau of Indian Affairs say they remain committed to cleaning all sites but tens of millions needed in funding.

By the time the Colorado River reaches the soft sandstone of southern Utah, it is a large, powerful river, cutting deep gorges into the Colorado Plateau.

4 States, Feds Partner to Reduce Water Use, Preserve CO River

Central Arizona Project among those chipping in $2M to help farmers, cities, industries pay for water efficiency improvements.

We talk to Vigrinia Rich, Assistant Professor, UA Dept. of Soil, Water and Environmental sciences, about permafrost microbes.

Permafrost Soils Could Contribute to Global Warming, Scientist Says

Recently discovered by team of researchers; have been frozen for tens of thousands of years, but are beginning to thaw, producing methane - a powerful greenhouse gas.

Scientist Study a Mystery of the Deep

Montezuma Castle National Monument, between Phoenix and Flagstaff, is home to a body of water that has left scientists perplexed.

We talk to Teresa Lappin, Member of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, and Robert Gilroy, President  of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, about their organization's history, goals and projects.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

Tucson Water to Host Town Hall Meetings in May

In order to generate an additional $13M of revenue to cover operations for upcoming fiscal year, agency has proposed two possible rate increases.

Dust blows from Freeport MacMoRan mine tailings near Green Valley, Ariz. in July, 2013. The incident led Pima County to issue a notice that the company violated air quality standards.

Mixed Results for Pima County Air

American Lung Association releases 15th annual State of the Air report; region performed well for particulate matter - fine dust.

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