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Episode 213

Season 2, Episode 13 of 50

ROSEMONT COPPER: The proposed mining project has cleared its final hurdle, receiving a permit from the US Forest Service. The $1.9 billion project is expected to annually produce 112,000 tons of copper concentrate, while bringing an estimated 500 jobs to Arizona. Arizona 360 explores the history of the project with AZ Daily Star reporter Tony Davis and the controversy with both a supporter and an opponent of the project. CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM IN AZ: A new poll shows more than 50 percent of Arizonans want some form of criminal justice reform. This legislative session, lawmakers have proposed eight bills but gained little traction. Emily Levett, the State Policy Manager for FWD.US, a bipartisan lobbying group, shares some of the conversation happening at the capitol. WET WINTER: In response to the rising temperatures and extreme weather, the California wildfire season has transformed. Lorraine Rivera sits down with Valerie Trouet, a UA tree ring professor, to discuss parallels between Arizona and California. FUTURE OF WATER & AGRICULTURE: What’s the future of farming in the southwest? Associate Dean of UA Cooperative Extension Jeff Silvertooth discusses water management in Arizona as talks continue over a drought contingency plan.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
3/29/2019
8:30 p.m.
3/30/2019
1:30 a.m.
3/30/2019
5 a.m.
3/30/2019
noon
3/30/2019
7:30 p.m.
3/31/2019
11 a.m.
3/31/2019
12:30 p.m.
3/31/2019
5:30 p.m.
4/1/2019
6:30 p.m.
4/2/2019
12:30 a.m.
4/2/2019
4:30 a.m.
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