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The endangered California condor could return to the Pacific Northwest for the first time in 100 years.

  

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Facing opposition from six states that rely on the Colorado River for water for their cities and farms, Utah asked the federal government to delay a fast-track approval process for building an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water to the southwest part of the state.

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Hundreds of Arizona firefighters have been assigned to wildfires burning across the West. It comes amid an unprecedented season for deadly and destructive blazes in the region. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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California is playing an unparalleled role in Nevada growth, as state population estimates surpassed 3 million people and the U.S. Census Bureau ranked the Silver State as the nation’s fastest growing in 2018.

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This week scientists at Northern Arizona University published the first-ever map of a megacity’s carbon emissions down to the scale of specific roads and buildings. The animation shows the Los Angeles urban area as carbon emissions rise and ebb over the course of the day. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with climate scientist Kevin Gurney about how this data can guide policy decisions about climate change.

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