Science Feb 25

The Colorado flows through Castle Valley, near Moab, Utah. Photo by Ted Wood
Will the West’s ‘Great River’ run dry?

As the Southwest faces rapid growth and unrelenting drought, the Colorado River is in crisis. Now those who depend on the river must confront the hard reality that their supply of Colorado water may be cut off.

Politics May 22

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on the FY2019 Environmental Protection Agency budget in Washington, D.C. Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters
Pruitt says dealing with water contaminants a ‘national priority’

The Environmental Protection Agency chief drew questions from Republican and Democratic lawmakers last week after emails obtained under the Freedom of Information Act revealed an unidentified White House official calling a pending federal toxicological report on the chemical a "potential…

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