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Stories with subject: Deserts
  • Wichita residents seek answers to groundwater woes 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:47 am
  • WICHITA, Kansas - Concerned Wichita residents have gotten few answers about the extent of groundwater contamination caused by dry cleaning solvents decades ago, with regulators saying last week that until well testing is complete, it's unclear how many people will have to stop using their well water.

  • North Dakota bighorn sheep population stable 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:04 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - An annual survey has concluded that North Dakota's bighorn sheep population is stable.

  • Climate changes to result in bird, reptile shifts 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:17 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - As temperatures climb across the Southwest, researchers have found some species will win, but others stand to lose - and lose big.

  • Death Valley in spring: Beautiful and not that hot 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 1:00 pm
  • FURNACE CREEK, California - The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate.

  • Saltwater well planned near national park opposed 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:56 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Officials with a company planning to build a saltwater disposal well near the boundary of Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit say they will meet with opponents of the plan before proceeding.