The Ute Indian Museum, which originally opened its doors in 1956, recently celebrated its completed expansion and renovations. The museum, located in Montrose, Colorado, sits on land purchased during the 1920s
Water infrastructure is in dire need of improvement, especially in the West. Despite aging reservoirs, treatment plants and pipelines, Congress has been unwilling to allocate funding to improve current conditions.
In most U.S. counties, a worker needs to earn almost three times the $7.25 federal minimum hourly wage in order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment.
Three recent studies reveal shrinking water supplies in the West. All three studies indicate a warming climate is significantly impacting water supplies.
While Californians are fond of locally grown produce, communities around the state are increasingly filing lawsuits to keep farmworkers from living near the fields where they work.