Nearly 70 individuals and businesses across Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and the Navajo Nation have filled out financial claims with the EPA.
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Jonathan Jarvis, the director of the National Park Service, talks about climate change threats including wildfires, warming lakes and rising temperatures.
The Colorado River has a problem -- federal and state policies actually encourage water waste while subsidies provide incentive to grow water-thirsty crops.
The collection of dead critters helps researchers understand the coming changes to Rocky Mountain ecosystems.
Meet Jill Baron. The data she's collected from the same lake in Rocky Mountain National Park for 35 years has scientists worried.
One government report estimates 33,000 hard rock abandoned mines are causing environmental problems across the West.
State regulators deny accusations that the fines are part of an effort to put small drillers out of business.
Melting ice has made it harder to hunt walrus, a traditional staple for Alaska Natives. Warmer temps mean caribou aren't where hunters used to find them. It all adds up to more food insecurity.
The agency says the lesser prairie chicken’s future may still be in peril.
It turns out that turtles didn’t evolve their shells to protect themselves.
Climate Central also expects NWS-designated danger days of high heat to more than double across the country by 2050.
That acreage is part of the historic Medano Ranch, which is owned by the Nature Conservancy.
That's the price for a solar energy package from Off-Grid Electric, who's lit up the homes of 100,000 people without electricity in Tanzania.
"New Mexico and its citizens are now paying the price" of last year's mine spill near Silverton, that state's attorney general says.
A U.S. judge in Wyoming said the Bureau of Land Management can't regulate hydraulic fracturing — because more than a decade ago, Congress specifically excluded fracking from federal oversight.