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EPA Orders Air Force, AZ National Guard to address PFAS contamination at Tucson Superfund Site

Emergency directive aims to mitigate health threats from toxic chemicals in Tucson’s groundwater, pushing for immediate cleanup action and cost sharing.

Criminal charges against two Cochise County Supervisors stand

Maricopa Superior County Judge Geoffrey Fish denied their motions to dismiss and remand.

Change in asylum rules creates influx of migrants in Sonora shelter

A migrant shelter in Nogales, Sonora, is having a large increase in migrants being returned to Mexico after crossing the border into Arizona, including many families and children.

Even fewer critically endangered vaquitas sighted in Mexico this year

Researchers say only six to eight of the porpoises were sighted.

More than 70 million people in the US are under heat alerts

Officials again are warning residents to take precautions, go indoors and hydrate.

Arizona lawmakers pass budget closing $1.4 billion deficit

The spending plan is the result of weeks of negotiations between Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs and Republican legislative leaders.

As farmers age and the number of farms shrinks, new growers struggle to get started in the agriculture industry

The average American farmer was 58 years old the last time the U.S. Department of Agriculture checked.

Report: Tucson-area housing market at low risk of downturn

The report ranked Pima County among the least vulnerable to price drops in the country.

At the border, Biden's plans for fast deportations collide with international politics

Most migrants being apprehended now are barred from applying for asylum, despite U.S. laws and international agreements that require it.

Pima County and Arizona are requesting FEMA money for asylum seeker aid programs

Pima County has been running an aid program for asylum seekers and migrants released by the Border Patrol across southern Arizona to pursue immigration cases in the U.S. since 2019.

Phoenix police have pattern of violating civil rights and using excessive force, Justice Dept. says

The report does not mention whether the federal government is pursuing a court-enforced reform plan known as a consent decree.

Dozens of hikers became ill during trips to waterfalls near the Grand Canyon

The waterfalls are on the Havasupai Tribe's reservation, which is accessible only by foot, helicopter or by riding a horse or mule.

The Buzz: Coping with Extreme Heat

As summer temperatures get dangerous, we look at efforts to keep people safe.

ACLU sues Biden administration over new executive action on the southern border

The ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday challenging the Biden administration’s new executive actions that block migrants from seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border when crossings surge.

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