Sacred Sites

Several Indian tribes say they have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Arizona, challenging the U.S. Forest Service's approval of a proposal to develop an open pit copper mine on public land.

Center for Biological Diversity

A group that has been protesting a proposed copper mine in Superior says four crosses at a prayer site have been taken or damaged.

Courtesy

The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today that the Hopi Tribe has the right to sue Arizona Snowbowl over snowmaking using treated wastewater on the San Francisco Peaks. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it reverses a previous decision dismissing the lawsuit. 


Tim Peterson

Several environmental groups have sued the Trump administration over its review of more than two dozen national monuments. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the lawsuit alleges officials are illegally withholding details about the process.


Nathaniel Brown

The Navajo Nation Council has voted down a controversial development project that would have included a gondola into the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, lawmakers rejected the Grand Canyon Escalade in a special session last night.


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