Water

Colorado River Water Managers Ask Congress for Drought Plan Approval

If dry conditions in the southwest return in the next six years, the plan would force Arizona, Nevada, California and Mexico to cut back water allocations.



Renewable Energy

Colorado’s Oil and Gas ‘Forced Pooling’ Laws May Get a Major Overhaul


The long-standing practice is facing fresh criticism as Colorado's population balloons and oil and gas development creeps closer to neighborhoods.

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Water

New Measurements Signal Abundant Snowpack, High Spring Runoff Potential


Arizona researchers are getting more refined snowpack measurements, which can allow states to better deal with diminished western water sources.

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Urbanization

Border BioBlitz Event Sheds Light on Plants, Animals & Ecosystems


Nearly two dozen groups of experts and citizen scientists explored trails, parks and wilderness areas to document biodiversity in the borderlands.

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