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Grand Canyon Trust

The United Nations’ climate change conference wraps up today in Germany. It’s an opportunity for world governments to negotiate ways to implement the Paris Climate Accord and slow the planet’s warming. Eva Malis is a 22-year-old youth delegate from Flagstaff attending the conference. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke to her about her concerns for the future of the Colorado Plateau. 


ITC Grid Development

A Michigan-based company wants to build a hydropower project near Seligman that would store wind and solar energy until it’s needed. An environmental group and a tribal group have filed objections to the preliminary permit. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


Laurel Morales

The chairman on the Hopi tribe says he's profoundly disappointed about a federal recommendation to lift the 20-year ban on uranium mining on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park.

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The Trump administration is considering lifting a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the 20-year moratorium prevents new claims on more than a million acres.


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Sunday is the deadline for potential buyers of the Navajo Generating Station to show interest in the plant. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, without new ownership NGS will close at the end of 2019.


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