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Gila topminnow repopulate native waters

A tiny, endangered native fish is making a comeback in the Santa Cruz River.

State looks to use inmates to help fight wildfires

Nearly 1 million acres in Arizona burned last year.

Surveys aim to track trash making it into the Santa Cruz River

The Sonoran Institute is leading an effort to quantify the trash ending up in the river with the hope of eventually reducing it.

Western states chart diverging paths as water shortages loom

Drought and dwindling supply are creating stress on the western water-sharing system

Desert Lab on Tumamoc Hill begins new phase of community outreach

An old building will make way for new gardens.

Appeals court denies emergency motion for injunction at Oak Flat

The decision comes as a nonprofit appeals a district court's ruling that denied a preliminary injunction at the proposed mine site.

Borderlands groups submit list of wall sections prioritized for removal

One of the most comprehensive outlines so far lists roughly 70 miles of wall segments across the Borderlands.

Arizona seeks to create surface water protections after Clean Water Act rollback

The legislation aims to fill the gap left by the rollback of federal protections, but not everyone is pleased with the current proposal.

Forest Service rescinds environmental review for Resolution Copper proposed mine

It is unclear how the withdrawn final environmental impact statement will impact Oak Flat or the land swap.

Grand Canyon Protection Act passes House

The bill would permanently protect the region around the national park from new mining claims.

Customs and Border Protection says wall workers winding down construction

After environmental groups released footage showing construction trucks at work, agency says contractors are only securing site.

Economics drives glass recycling

Tucson keeps its used glass local.

Apache Stronghold files emergency appeal in Oak Flat case

As the expected date of the land swap approaches, a nonprofit fights to save an Apache religious site from becoming a copper mine.

Arizona changes 'use it or lose it' water law

A bill signed last week allows water users to voluntarily conserve water without risking loss of the rights to it.

Ducey “implores” Biden to allow oil leases on federal land

The governor joined 16 other Republican governors asking for an end to an executive order.

Apache Stronghold files appeal in fight over Oak Flat

A law firm with an undefeated record in the U.S. Supreme Court will be representing the group in the religious liberties case.

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