Baseball is a $10 billion a year industry, but many of its minor leaguers live well below the poverty level.
DENVER – Communities in some very dry states have had to get creative about where to get their water, sometimes purifying sewage into drinking water.
PHOENIX–Phoenix is working with California-based Palm Silage Inc. to divert 34,000 tons per year of palm fronds from landfills and reuse the vegetation as nutritional feed for livestock.
TUCSON – Tucson residents have looked to new landscaping options in order to conserve their use of water.
PHOENIX–Parents pay boys a weekly allowance twice as high as they give girls, according to a study from a Phoenix area company that sells an app to track children’s chores and finances.
LONGMONT – In water conservation the modern toilet reigns as M.V.P. in cutting Western water use, give some props to the toilet.
PHOENIX — Preventing rainwater from pooling is a good way to prevent mosquitoes from breeding and spreading disease, like the west nile.
LONGMONT – A poster says “WANTED -- Dead, Not Alive!” The tree has become a scapegoat for our relationship with water in the West.
Maintaining optimal NFL weight of 300+ pounds – especially for players in the trenches – often requires unhealthy practices. When there’s no need to be that heavy, what do former players do?
SCOTTSDALE – OdySea Aquarium depends on advanced filtration systems and tons of raw fish to keep its creatures alive and well in the middle of the desert.
Road work in the heat; a $30 million redevelopment grant; and more.
PHOENIX – As the summer heat kicks into high gear, the Arizona Department of Transportation is ensuring its 1,500 workers stay safe while constructing the long-envisioned South Mountain Freeway.