Stories tagged: "environment"


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No Longer Forgotten: EPA Announces Plans to Clean Abandoned Mines in Arizona

The agency's west coast office will focus on tracking and cleaning up abandoned mines, a particular problem in Arizona's history of uranium excavation.

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Rio Salado Waterway Now Qualifies for Millions in Restorative Funding

The Rio Reimagined project aims to connect residents to the river "through ecosystem restoration, flood mitigation and economic development.”

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300 Million-Year-Old Fossilized Footprints Found at Grand Canyon

Researchers say they footprints pre-date dinosaurs, and originate from a time when the earth’s land was assembled into the supercontinent Pangea.

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People Are Littering Their PPE, Causing More Environmental Concerns

Face masks, gloves and other discarded personal protection equipment are a growing concern among environmentalists as an emerging source of litter.

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Trump’s Wall Construction Will Continue, SCOTUS Tells Environmental Groups Fighting to Preserve Species and Land

The Supreme Court refused to hear a case by four environmental groups trying to halt the construction of the border wall.

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UPDATED: 2020 Is a Record-Breaking Year for Arizona Wildfires. Here’s What We Know So Far.

Get the facts on where wildfires are burning throughout the state, how 2020 stacks up to previous years, and the toll these fires take on the environment.

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McSally Ties Her Success to Trump’s as Polling Numbers Plummet

Mark Kelly makes gains in Senate race, sacred site desecrated by border wall construction, and list of ethics complaints at state Capitol grows: it's news you can use.