Enviros sue Obama admin over low flows, threats to species
The Bureau of Reclamation and Army Corps of Engineers have failed to properly manage water flows in New Mexico's Rio Grande, according to a lawsuit by an environmental group that claims this failure is harming two endangered species.
Judges deny Calif. request to rehear delta smelt case
Federal appellate judges have denied California's request to reconsider a ruling upholding the Fish and Wildlife Service's finding that California's water infrastructure threatens an endangered fish, setting the stage for a potential Supreme Court appeal.
The future of Texas' groundwater supply may be precarious, experts say
The city of Vernon, in north-central Texas, lies right on the path of the old Western Trail, where cowboys once drove their cattle northward to Nebraska. The city of 11,005 has suffered through a drought that has parched most of Texas for the last four years.