User: flenvcenter Topic: Four Corners-Independent
Category: Rivers
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 15:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to rural communities.
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Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future 16.9.2019 Current Issue
‘We can either wait on Mother Nature — or we can give it a shot ourselves.’
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The latest from our hologram portal 19.8.2019 Current Issue
We speculate updates to stories and the readers who speak out in 2068.
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The West’s hidden corners offer a safe space for polygamists 8.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Each year, Mormon fundamentalists gather on a remote slice of southeastern Utah.
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Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier future 17.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Dry years like 2018 are the likely future — leaders must begin planning for them now.
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Can we prepare for climate impacts without creating financial chaos? 27.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How can communities prepare for impacts without scaring away homeowners and investors and setting off a damaging economic spiral?
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On the Road to 50: A grand beginning 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At a dangerous and promising time, HCN tells the many stories of the West.
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Will Congress leave the Colorado River high and dry? 4.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After months of negotiations, seven basin states wait for Congressional approval.
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One family makes sense of losing its Colorado River water 21.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Pinal County farmers suffer more drastic cuts than cities in Arizona’s tenuous drought plan.
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Drought, what drought? The Colorado River Basin dance 13.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Considering the painful economic impact of anticipated water shortages, the private sector should be far more involved in the plan forward.
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The Grand Canyon turns 100 11.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A reflection on the peculiar history that lead to the iconic National Park designation.
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One tribal nation could decide the fate of Arizona’s drought plan 29.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Gila River Indian Community could pull out of the plan in light of a new bill threatening to undermine their water rights.
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Democratized, distributed and digital: 2019 will be transformative for water 3.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Awareness and action are no longer the sole domain of insiders and industry professionals.
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Alone on the Green River 24.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Writer Craig Childs goes boating in Utah and ponders the costs and payoff of solitude.
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How best to share the disappearing Colorado River 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Seven Western states must rewrite the rules of the river and cut water use — before they bleed the critical artery dry.
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Can Los Angeles use the Hoover Dam as a giant battery? 12.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Sure, it's an ambitious plan — but the hurdles could be more historical than technical.
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Paddling the Colorado’s headwaters reveals a wrung-out river 28.8.2018 Writers on the Range
Shrinking snowpacks and low waterways will affect everyone from tourists to farmers.
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Trump's family separation policy inflicts pain and fuels hate 5.7.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
US Politics Summer days are long and hot in the Rio Grande Valley, the verdant flood plain that stretches 100 miles along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, from McAllen to Brownsville. This is the epicentre of President Donald Trump's self-created immigrant family separation crisis, with at least 2,047 children torn from their parents' arms and imprisoned. The main child detention centre in Brownsville is in an old Walmart, its vast interior space filled now not with products manufactured by low-wage workers in distant foreign factories, but with 1,400 children penned inside of chain-link cages with Mylar sheets for comfort. Southwest Key, the nonprofit agency that runs this detention center, actually calls it Casa Padre, "Father's House," a painful reminder to so many children separated from their fathers. Detention of immigrant families has been happening for years and even accelerated under President Barack Obama. But, on May 7, the cruel triumvirate of Trump, his famously anti-immigrant adviser ...
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The Colorado River Basin: Where the reality of water stress collides with public policy 4.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The existing shortage isn't a short-term drought, it's the new long-term normal.
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Communities in US and Mexico at Risk From Sewage, Pollution and Disease 4.3.2018 Truthout.com
Thanks to reader support, Truthout can deliver the news seven days a week, 365 days a year. Keep independent journalism going strong: Make a tax-deductible donation right now. Imperial Beach, California -- U.S. Border Patrol Agent Christopher Harris steers his truck along the hilly road next to the border fence separating this beach community in the extreme southwest corner of the U.S. from Tijuana, Baja California's largest city. On a late November afternoon, Harris tours three different canyons along the border. At the bottom of each canyon, a ribbon of dark wastewater originates in Tijuana and flows into the wetlands of the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge on its way to the Pacific Ocean. Drainage to Pacific Tijuana Slough. (Photo: John Dougherty) No one in the United States is certain whether the effluent is coming from Tijuana's failing wastewater-treatment system or if it is illegally dumped in the canyon creek beds in Tijuana. On this day, it flowed through dry creek beds, where Harris says ...
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