Daniel Pouliot

The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing Tuesday on whether to reverse a 20-year ban on new uranium mining claims on a million acres near the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a representative of the mining industry and a member of the Havasupai Tribal Council were among those who testified.  

Earth Notes: Juniper and Ash

Nov 24, 2016
Jim Harrigan

Nine hundred years ago the eruption of Sunset Crater volcano must have been a brilliant spectacle. Ultimately, nearly 750 square miles of northern Arizona were blanketed in cinders and ash. After the destruction, life slowly returned. 

USDA Trying to Resolve Lawsuits With Women, Hispanics

Oct 18, 2012
Ken Hammond / USDA Agricultural Research Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is holding meetings across the country with women and Hispanic farmers who believe they were discriminated against when applying for farm loans.