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.
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 - 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.
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.
WASHINGTON - Sportsmen called on a House panel Wednesday to support a sweeping proposal that they said would guarantee hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting rights on federal lands for future generations.
A recent Washington Post story illustrated the connectivity of bike lanes and paths in several major U.S. cities. The result? In places like Miami and Seattle, bike lanes are intermittent and sporadically connected.
MARICOPA – Dan Thelander, who grows alfalfa, wheat, cotton and other crops on 5,000 acres here, already has seen his irrigation district give up 20 percent of its Central Arizona Project water under an agreement Arizona negotiated to help support the level of Lake Mead.