Louisiana scientists working on plan to save coastline, fight global warming. New Orleans Times-Picayune

The ‘wind rush’: Green energy blows trouble into Mexico. Christian Science Monitor

Deepwater Gulf, not shale, will drive long-term expansion of U.S. crude production – EIA chief. Greenwire

Wind power bought as part of pact over Ark. plant. Associated Press

As the climate dries, Mexico’s milk region faces arsenic threat. Reuters

Climate plan aims to help ecosystems adapt to change. Santa Fe New Mexican

Oklahoma drought leads to abandoned livestock. Associated Press

Louisiana panel OKs $81.6 million for projects to restore wetlands. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Louisiana coastal restoration, hurricane levee spending plan proposed. New Orleans Times-Picayune

NM project to link power grids lines up partners. ABC News

EPA lists state’s biggest polluters. Santa Fe New Mexican

Severe drought, wildfires threaten water resources. Voice of America

Snow drought forces Colorado to face frightening new climate-change reality. Colorado Independent

Recirculation aided Gulf plume’s degradation. Science News

Mexico: Damage to 600,000 households from drought, freezing weather, floods in 2011. Associated Press

NM fire officials reflect on ‘busiest year’. Associated Press

NM scientists develop drought-tolerant alfalfa. Associated Press

In Louisiana, twist in fight over Texaco drilling lease. New York Times

Tres Amigas raises money for US grid super-hub. Greentech Media

‘Fracking’ moves to the suburbs. American Public Media

SWEPCO, environmental groups settle on coal plant. Associated Press