FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Two states in the U.S. West have work to do on a plan to combat the shrinking supply of Colorado River water that 40 million people depend on but that's threatened by a prolonged drought, a federal official said Friday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Park Service had to navigate a wave of public outrage when plans to build a new boat ramp at Lake Mead if necessary were accidentally left out of a blueprint to replace an old one that could be forced to close if the lake level drops too low at Meadview, Arizona.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's largest water wholesaler has approved a drought contingency plan that it hopes will help ensure the drought-stressed Colorado River will supply the Southwest for a decade.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
The effects of climate change are not far off problems for future generations. They are existential problems for everyone alive today. That’s one big takeaway from the U.S. federal government’s latest roundup of climate science, the National Climate Assessment, now in its fourth iteration.
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Nev. (AP) — Authorities at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area say they have found an unoccupied jet ski with damage to the underside and are looking for the watercraft's operator.