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Senior officials in the Obama administration pledged their support for renewable energy at the recent National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. But some federal dollars that subsidize the budding industry are running out, and other funds are under threat.
August 31, 2011
A study by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute finds that the widespread perception that Phoenix and Tucson are facing a water crisis may be overstated.
August 25, 2011
The men left behind a campfire they thought had burned out. When they returned, they spotted the smoke and fire, which led to one of the largest wildfires in state history, according to court records.
August 24, 2011
The U.S. Department of the Interior agreed on a comprehensive settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency to address pollution at schools and public water systems in Indian Country.
August 24, 2011
There's Cabo San Lucas, the popular tourist destination, and then about 80 miles east there's Cabo Pulmo. That's where scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography discovered the unexpected.
August 17, 2011
The project's original goal was to see if eight humans could survive two years in an enclosed ecosystem that creates its own air, food and water? The result was no. Now scientists are using the controlled environment to study climate change.
August 05, 2011
Chevron, USA is the latest in a series of companies asked to clean up the pollution on the Indian reservation, which has spread to neighboring properties and water wells.
August 02, 2011
Antivenom is dangerously low or exhausted in many parts of the U.S. In the first part of a series looking at this public health issue, it turns out the solution may be a drug from Mexico credited with saving lives throughout the Southwest "Venom Belt."
July 31, 2011
Builders project that $300 million in local, state and federal revenue would also be lost during the project's life.
July 19, 2011
A group takes blind teenagers to the Grand Canyon to experience one of nature's wonders.
July 14, 2011

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