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Hydropower customers could pay extra fees

Federal law requires fees be paid whether or not dams are generating power.

Hudbay wins a round in court

A judge ruled the Rosemont and Copper World mines are not legally related.

"I Dream in Widescreen 2022" is a feast for the mind's eye.

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Pandemic in pajamas while birding for blog.

Bisbee author turns to nature and photographs to write new chapters.

For this summer's water forecast, climate experts are looking back to winter

Snow is the key to water in Arizona and other the Colorado River Basin states.

High pollution advisory for Tucson on Friday

Pima County officials are encouraging anyone especially sensitive to ozone to avoid physical exertion outside until 6 p.m.

Making the most of water in Tucson

As the monsoon approaches, The Buzz focuses on rainwater harvesting.

Appeals court rules against mine project in Santa Rita Mountains

The court cited the planned use of Coronado National Forest land for long-term storage of waste rock and the lack of valuable minerals on the property.

Inbreeding won’t doom the endangered vaquita marina — but fishing nets might

Research now finds that, genetically speaking, there is still hope the vaquita population can recover.

High pollution advisory for Tucson

The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality issued an advisory Friday for ground-level ozone air pollution.

Arizona scores low marks on land conservation

The Center for Western Priorities ranked the state second to last in a recent study.

It's one of the five Cs of Arizona's economy. But what role does mining really play in Arizona today?

This week, The Buzz examines the longtime economic driver in the state and its environmental impacts.

Rosemont returns clean water permit

The company is trying to end lawsuits against its proposed mine.

Federal government rolls out ‘extraordinary actions’ to prop up Lake Powell

Water levels in Lake Powell are the lowest they have ever been and still dropping.

Colorado River basin give approval to proposed water cutbacks

The plan would cut flows to Arizona, Nevada and California by 480,000 acre-feet, enough water to supply more than half a million homes for a year.

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