- Officials: Less chance of Colorado River water cuts in 2017 Updated: Aug-17-15 7:01 pm
LAS VEGAS - Wet weather in May and June brought good news Monday from federal water managers keeping close tabs on the Colorado River water supply for about 40 million residents in seven Southwest U.S. states.
- The Latest: EPA says no risk from Colorado river sediments Updated: Aug-14-15 6:34 pm
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - The latest in the Colorado mine spill (all times local):
- Thousands of mines with toxic water lie under the West Updated: Aug-09-15 12:58 pm
DENVER - Beneath the western United States lie thousands of old mining tunnels filled with the same toxic stew that spilled into a Colorado river last week, turning it into a nauseating yellow concoction and stoking alarm about contamination of drinking water.