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Shane McDermott / Arizona Highways

The race is on to win President Barack Obama's attention as he puts some final touches on his environmental legacy.

Ryan Heinsius

Activists gathered in downtown Flagstaff Sunday to protest what they view as extreme police violence against minority populations including Native Americans. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, they called for the firing of a Winslow police officer who shot and killed a Navajo woman in March.


NASA

Scientists say most of the sources contributing to a puzzling concentration of the greenhouse gas methane over the Southwestern United States appear to be natural gas production facilities.

The full Arizona Corporation Commission has rejected an effort by Commissioner Bob Burns to hire an attorney to analyze how outside interests may be influencing utility regulators' decisions.

U.S. Forest Service

Officials with the Kaibab National Forest have proposed a project that would restore more than half a million acres of grassland. As Arizona Public Radio's Justin Regan reports, it's designed to enhance habitat health and to guard against wildfire.


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