Nature and Environment

New Community Would Add 28,000 Homes in Benson

Apr 10, 2015 'Villages at Vigneto' proposal working its way through town government

New Building May Be Greenest on UA Campus

Apr 9, 2015 $75 million Environment and Natural Resources structure set to be complete in June.

Environmental Groups Fight Grand Canyon Uranium Mine

Apr 9, 2015 Site south of national park gets judge's approval under 1872 federal mining law.

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Apr 7, 2015 Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

Report: Colorado River Most Endangered River in US

Apr 7, 2015 Three human-caused sources listed as dangerous for river that flows through Arizona.

Wind, Dryness Lead to SE Arizona's First Warning of Season

Apr 6, 2015 Weather Service's 'Red Flag' in effect through 8 p.m. Tuesday, could be extended beyond in 5 counties.

Utilities Seek Donations for Solar on Low-Income Housing

Apr 6, 2015 Arizona's three largest power providers will install panels on Habitat for Humanity homes.

Game and Fish Department: Don't Dump Easter Pets at Tucson Lakes

Apr 2, 2015 Unwanted animal gifts can harm state efforts to restore native species populations

7% Increase in Tucson Water Rates Proposed

Apr 1, 2015 Average residential bill would rise as much as $4.13 starting in July.

Improved Wildland Firefighter's Shelter to Be Tested

Mar 31, 2015 Pace of development picked up after 19 Prescott firefighters died in 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.

Abundant Honey Harvest Expected This Year

Mar 30, 2015 Southern Arizona beekeepers: Wet winter has led to widespread spring blooms, and that means honey.

Pima County Seeks New Operators for Colossal Cave

Mar 25, 2015 Officials say the historic park needs extensive renovations

METRO WEEK: Tucson's Water Supply Assured - For Now

Mar 20, 2015 Conservation, CAP supply storage, intergovernmental pacts help in short term, but crisis coming.

As California Sets New Water Restrictions, Arizona Resources Dwindle

Mar 18, 2015 State official says Arizona water shortage does not meet California's severity, yet.

Arizona Drought Conditions Decline, But Water Issues Remain

Mar 17, 2015 Most of state still in moderate to severe categories drought; small Rockies snow pack remains chief worry.

Rosemont Copper Mine Hits Roadblock, Air Pollution Permit Overturned

Mar 6, 2015 Maricopa County Superior Court says AzDEQ acted “contrary to law”

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