GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Wildlife officials use electrified rafts to momentarily stun fish and pull them out of the water. They remove non-native fish – such as smallmouth bass – and eventually discard them in a local landfill.
MESA – Mexico-Canada Agreement gives farmers more access to Canada’s dairy markets but two Arizona experts say farmers have been suffering from retaliatory tariffs Mexico imposed on U.S. agriculture.
PAGE - The seven states along the Colorado River are trying to find a solution to preserve the declining river, which provides water to 40 million people.
PHOENIX – Intel announced a water restoration goal last year: Restore 100 percent of its direct global water use by 2025. Water is a growing concern for many companies, many of which want to become 'water neutral.'
PHOENIX – A recycling program launched this month gives residents individualized feedback on what they can and cannot recycle.
PHOENIX – Kroger, which owns Fry’s Foods, will phase out plastic bags by 2025. It’s the most recent company to respond to the backlash against single-use plastics.
CORTEZ, Colo. – Dave Huhn is a sheriff’s deputy for Montezuma County, Colorado, a stretch of sagebrush mesas and sandstone cliffs bordering Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Unlike other local law enforcement throughout the West, Huhn specializes in the complex world of water law.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Santa Monica volunteers gather at the Pier North beach each year to collect trash littered on the coast. Through the nonprofit organization, Heal the Bay, their efforts help to address the constantly growing Great Pacific Garbage Patch between California and Hawaii.
PHOENIX – Following record-setting rain, the United States Geological Survey spent Tuesday measuring the impact of flood water on Phoenix’s waterways.
NOGALES – A 70-year-old pipe that brings wastewater from Mexico to the U.S. is causing concerns for health and the environment.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court let stand an Obama-era 20-year moratorium on new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon, declining to hear a challenge to the ban by mining groups who said the ban was an overreach by government bureaucrats.
APACHE JUNCTION – The Land and Water Conservation Fund, which provides millions of dollars to Arizona outdoor projects, expired September 30.