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.
The Salt River Project is continuing a forest-thinning initiative at several sites throughout northern Arizona. Company representatives and officials say it’s crucial for watershed health and to prevent catastrophic wildfires. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
Conservation groups say Arizona’s Verde River is being overused and the area’s water needs are expected to double in the next 30 years. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, a new program is designed to decrease the demands on the river.