DENVER -- They've been fighting over water in New Mexico as long as there has been a New Mexico.

But this water ruckus has a new twist to it. Native American tribes want their sacred river, the mighty Rio Grande, to be clean. It's not, and no one can remember the last time it was.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.