A White House advisory body is now informally involved in the contentious Rosemont Copper Mine dispute.
The Rosemont Mine could worsen air quality in Saguaro National Park, disturb cultural resources — including human burial sites — and reduce water flows into Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek, said the U.S. Forest Service.
The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.
The Forest Service laid much of the groundwork Friday for approval of the Rosemont Mine by releasing a final environmental report saying essentially that while the mine will cause negative impacts, it’s now clearly in line with nearly all environmental laws.
A rare bird that could gain federal protected status lives and in some cases breeds along three streams and creeks near the proposed Rosemont Mine site, federal reports show.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is intensifying the debate over the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on neighboring streams by bluntly challenging the Forest Service view that the mine probably won’t do major, short-term environmental damage to Cienega Creek.
RENO, Nev. — Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has created an “untenable situation” for both the mustangs and U.S. taxpayers.
The government's program of rounding up wild horses and burros is costly and does little to stem the growth of herds - and may actually be helping herds grow, a new report says.
The BLM estimates that there are 502 wild horses and 3,194 wild burros in Arizona, with ideal numbers less than half that. Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say …
WASHINGTON — The federal government should do large-scale drug injections of wild horses to make them infertile, according to a highly anticipated recommendation from the National Academy of Sciences.
Nearly three dozen horses and burros that have been roaming wild on the range will be offered for adoption this month in Sonoita.
PHOENIX - Arizona really can force the federal government to surrender title to close 73 million acres of land in the state, the chief proponent of the ballot proposition insists.
Recreational target shooting on 1.4 million acres in south-central Arizona is allowed under a final plan by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
State water officials ruled late Monday that they lack authority to stop a big Sierra Vista housing development in the name of protecting the neighboring San Pedro River from the project's groundwater pumping.
Conservation groups are questioning a proposal to allow recreational target shooting throughout Tucson’s Sonoran Desert National Monument.
A Cochise County judge is considering whether a man who allegedly shot at two Bureau of Land Management agents in 2010 should be allowed to represent himself at trial.
Officials have expanded fire restrictions throughout Coronado National Forest due to an increased fire danger in the area.
The proposed SunZia Southwest Transmission Project would use lattice steel towers similar in height to these near Spearville, Kan., at nearly 130 feet tall and 90 feet wide, to support the 500Kv lines across Southern Arizona and New Mexico. They would be spaced approximately 1,400 feet apart.
A proposed power-line system to deliver renewable energy across the Southwest could disturb habitat for sensitive species, harm more than 300 cultural sites, damage scenic views and increase fire risk while it's being built, a new federal environmental report says.