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MELISSA SEVIGNY

Federal regulators have given the go-ahead for environmental studies and public comment about a proposal to build a 140-mile (225-kilometer) pipeline to draw water from the Colorado River to serve southwestern Utah communities.

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.  


CDC/Amanda Mills

Arizona is the first state to complete a comprehensive, voluntary screening program to check for lead in public school drinking water.  KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


Les Stukenberg/Courier

A project to build more than 10,000 new houses in Prescott has been approved by the City Council.

Mark Henle / AZ Central

Arizona has officially been in a drought since 1999. A state panel recently recommended that designation stay in place for another year. KNAU’s Justin Regan has more. 


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