New Mexico is suing Volkswagen and other German automakers over an emissions cheating scandal that involves millions of cars worldwide, the first state to do so but almost certainly not the last.
Snowpack in the mountains that feed the Colorado River was slightly above the long-term average on Wednesday—welcome news in the drought-stricken Southwest.
New Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states, officials said Thursday.
For months now, weather forecasters have been talking about a Godzilla El Niño. Even though most New Mexicans have enjoyed a fairly mild fall, make no mistake, an El Niño winter is here. The question now becomes, how much ...
A research paper published today in Nature Climate Change predicts widespread death of needleleaf evergreen trees (NET) within the Southwest United States by the year 2100 under projected global warming scenarios.
The $2 billion contract to manage one of the federal government's premier nuclear weapons laboratories will be up for grabs after 2017.
The nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site is now its newest national park.
The U.S. Census Bureau released today American Community Survey's five-year estimates for 2014. These data cover information for small area populations and are important in analyzing neighborhood characteristics. The American ...
More than 70 years ago scientists working in secret created the atomic bomb that ended World War II and ushered the world into the nuclear age.