A Uranium Ghost Town in the Making

Time and again, mining company Homestake and government agencies promised to clean up waste from decades of uranium processing. It didn’t happen. Now they’re trying a new tactic: buying out homeowners to avoid finishing the job.

Drought’s Spillover Effect in the American West

In a region latticed with pipelines and canals, the consequences of dry conditions in one basin are exported to neighboring watersheds.

Gila River Diversion in New Mexico Pits New West vs Old

Debate demonstrates the power of water in the drying American West.