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Study Warns Megadroughts Could Devastate The American Southwest

Scientists warn there is an 85 percent chance a drought lasting 35 years or more will plague the Southwest before the end of this century.

02/12/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

Wildlife officials will test the animal's feces to determine if it is a gray wolf that wandered from the Northern Rockies or a wolf-dog hybrid. (Photo by INGO WAGNER/AFP/Getty Images)

Wolf-Like Animal Seen Roaming In Northern Arizona

An animal resembling a gray wolf has been seen in the Kaibab National Forest. Biologists speculated it could be a wolf that came down from the Northern Rockies or a wolf-dog hybrid.

10/30/2014

Warming global temperatures increase the risk of droughts lasting a decade or more, warn researchers. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Study: Southwest Could Face Megadrought This Century

Southern Nevada faces an 80 percent risk of a 10-year-long dry spell, warn researchers.

09/03/2014

photo: Center for Biological Diversity

Petition Would Take Gold Butte From BLM

An environmental group has started a petition drive to make Nevada’s pristine, 350,000 acre Gold Butte area a National Monument, putting it under Parks Service control and removing it from the Bureau of Land Management.

06/25/2014

More than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory were packed with the kitty litter linked to a radiation release at the government's underground nuclear waste dump. (Photo: YURKO DYACHYSHYN/AFP/Getty Images)

New Mexico: 500 Barrels Of Questionable Nuclear Waste

More than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory were packed with the kitty litter linked to a radiation release at the government’s underground nuclear waste dump.

05/20/2014

Government report warns hotter weather and less rain will threaten crops and wildlife. (Getty Images)

Climate Report: Southwest Faces Even Hotter, Drier Conditions

Farmers, residents will be dealing with droughts and heatwaves which will increase risk of wildfires throughout the region.

05/06/2014

Officials say a radiation spike was detected on March 11th. (Getty Images)

Nuke Dump Fire Was Preventable, Says Report

Government report says lack of equipment and training led to an underground fire at the nuclear waste dump in New Mexico.

03/14/2014

Carslbad residents are demanding more information about a radiation leak at a nearby nuclear waste dump. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Residents Frustrated At Lack Of Nuke Dump Details

People who live near the nation’s only underground nuclear waste dump are demanding the government give them more information about a radiation leak.

03/07/2014

Crews are working to isolate the source of the leak. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Nuclear Repository Monitored For Radiation

Officials say testing shows no danger to people or the environment.

02/15/2014

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