The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says a fish native to the Colorado River is no longer in immediate danger of extinction. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports the humpback chub will be reclassified as “threatened” instead of “endangered.”
U.S. scientists studying the effects of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon say they are lacking information on whether the radioactive element is hurting plants, animals and a water source for more than 30 million people.
The managers of the Central Arizona Project want to purchase farmland in Mohave County and send the water to the suburbs of Phoenix and Tucson. Local communities oppose the transfer. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.