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The Grand Canyon's North Rim will be following new water restrictions because of a malfunctioning pump.

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Visitors to Phantom Ranch and Bright Angel Campground at the bottom of the Grand Canyon probably noticed a flurry of activity this spring as a helicopter flew in a drilling rig and other large pieces of equipment.

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A new draft piece of Republican legislation in Congress is designed to keep the Navajo Generating Station open. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it would exempt the coal-fired plant from federal environmental regulations.


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A group of congressional Republicans is calling on President Trump to reverse a series of Obama-era conservation measures. Among them is a 20-year ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Bonnie Stevens

The water we drink when we’re at Grand Canyon National Park comes from a deep aquifer that channels it through a series of caves and sink holes inside the canyon walls.


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