WASHINGTON - Utility companies in Arizona and New Mexico will spend up to $160 million on new technology to cut harmful emissions from the Four Corners Power Plant, under a consent decree announced by the federal government Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton told a Washington panel Tuesday that Arizona is in a fight to make sure other states, particularly California, don't take water "that rightfully belongs to the people of Arizona."
Safety Project Manager Julian Martinez watches from below as two steel workers weld a massive girder on the top floor of the new Sandra Day O’Connor Law School building under construction downtown.
WASHINGTON - The House Natural Resources Committee gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill aimed at reducing catastrophic wildfires on federal lands by better managing forests before fires and quickly restoring them afterward.
WASHINGTON - Federal officials said Tuesday they will be "ready when fire strikes," but raised concerns over funding for the upcoming wildfire season and the growing threat of catastrophic wildfires in the drought-stricken West.
WASHINGTON - Federal officials said Thursday they want to remove the Hualapai Mexican vole from the endangered species list, a move environmental groups immediately called a "bad idea."
Cronkite News reporter Ryan Hill's story on development plans for Navajo Nation land in a remote corner of the Grand Canyon aired on PBS NewsHour's June 3 show. What could the development mean to the Navajo community? Watch the full report:
WASHINGTON - Arizona wants more control of its water resources as the ongoing drought in Western states brings the likelihood of further shortages to the region, a state official testified Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - A new federal rule was meant to clarify the scope of the Clean Water Act, but some critics are saying the 300-page document has done little to clear up the issue since its release this week.
WASHINGTON - Federal officials Wednesday unveiled a rule meant to settle the question of which bodies of water are subject to the Clean Water Act - but it did little to settle the fight over the issue.
When Renae Yellowhorse comes to the area of the Grand Canyon where the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers meet, she feels the presence of her late father.
WASHINGTON - Phoenix has made improvements in its energy efficiency policies but still fell three spots in a national ranking, as other cities made "impressive jumps" and surged ahead, according to a report released Wednesday.