Water

At least 2 well-metering bills at Arizona capitol

The lack of groundwater regulations in most of Arizona, along with reports of industrial farms extracting huge amounts of water from threatened aquifers, has gotten the attention of legislators.



Climate Change

Desert Tortoises Affected by Slow Response to Climate Change


Few species are equipped to handle a hot and dry climate better than the desert tortoise. But with climate change making their home hotter and drier, the tortoises are being hit with a one-two punch.

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Water

Arizona’s Groundwater Replenishment Program Facing an Uncertain Future


A new report raises concerns at a time of dire shortages on the Colorado River, which supplies most of the state's surface water.

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Urbanization

‘Asthma Alley’: Long Beach Ranks Worst in U.S. for Air Quality


Long Beach, which sits between the two largest seaports in the country, has good air quality just 10% of the year. The stretch of Interstate 710 that runs through Long Beach has been dubbed “Asthma Alley.”

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