A small, economically depressed county in northern New Mexico banned hydraulic fracturing back in April. Now they have been sued by three landowners and the state's petroleum association.
A bill that would swap land sacred to an Arizona tribe to create the largest copper mine in the country hit another setback Wednesday. A vote was expected Wednesday afternoon but the bill was pulled off the floor.
A mine at Shafter, Texas, has shut down leaving only non-essential employees working to maintain the mine until a hoped-for reopening. This is hampering budget planning in one of the border's poorest counties.
Authorities in the Mexican border city of Juárez are finalizing their investigation into the cause of a deadly explosion at a candy factory last month.
Best of the border stories for this week.
On Monday Glen Canyon Dam operators will once again open the floodgates to try to restore the Grand Canyon downstream. Power companies aren’t too pleased with this new regime.
A uranium mining company has decided to postpone operations at a mine six miles outside Grand Canyon National Park.
Mexican Coke exported to the U.S. will keep it's recipe, even as Coke in Mexico could change.
This week the U.S. Energy Information Administration declared the Permian Basin of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico to be the greatest regional producer of crude oil in the nation.
There's another debate over the name of a sports team. This time it's in El Paso.