Recycle: Special Report

Life In Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes

As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.



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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Climate Change

Climate Whiplash: Four Corners Residents and Ranchers Adapting to Weather Extremes


“We’ve set records almost every year, good or bad,” Colorado rancher Dustin Stein says. “So hot, so dry. So much snow, the river's too high. It's just incredibly bipolar.”

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