Mega-drought threat to US Southwest. Nature News

Poll: Westerners wary of climate change action. Associated Press

US scientists examine possible link between dolphin deaths and BP oil spill. Guardian

BP reneges on deal to rebuild oyster beds, repair wetlands, Louisiana officials say. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Scientist finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead. Associated Press

Judge tells government to resume permits for drilling. New York Times

Health study on effects of Gulf of Mexico oil spill revs up. New Orleans Times-Picayune

BP workers could have prevented rig accident: commission. Reuters

New Mexico governor takes new approach to environment, energy industry. NewWest

Glaciers atop Mexico volcano likely to vanish soon. Reuters

Miami and New Orleans could lose 10 percent of their land by 2010: study. Fast Company

Barnett Shale technique opening vast oil fields in West. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Ex-astronaut out as New Mexico Energy czar. Los Angeles Times

A new study finds that global warming could dry out the Southwest. Time

Louisiana lawmakers call on BP to pay $15 million to restore oyster habitats. The Hill

Limits to Gulf of Mexico oil spill beach cleanup supported by new scientific report. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Gulf suffered a gas surge, study finds. New York Times

30,000 homes in New Mexico lose gas service. Los Angeles Times

Pollutants may threaten Mexico’s coast: study. Agence France-Presse

Bill to kill greenhouse cap dies in committee. New Mexico Independent

Groups sue over coal impact on San Juan River. Associated Press

Miss. considering bills on carbon storage. Associated Press

Report foresees quick Gulf of Mexico recovery. New York Times