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The Navajo Nation Council has approved the largest spending package in its history. It’ll be funded by a settlement the tribe received from a federal lawsuit, and benefit several water and sanitation projects. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


US Department of Interior

An interactive website launched by the federal government explores 16 years of drought in the Colorado River Basin.

Arizona's new 29-member Water Augmentation Council is already drawing criticism.

The Arizona Daily Star reports that critics say Gov. Doug Ducey appointed council members that are too business-friendly.

The group was named last Wednesday and is expected to help the state cope with drought. It includes representatives from the Arizona Cattlemen's Association, the Agribusiness Council and Freeport McMoRan Inc., but environmental groups like the Sierra Club and Audubon Society are left out.

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

The U.S. Department of the Interior has launched a new federal water conservation program. The agency will work with private groups to encourage habitat health and water-use efficiency. 


US Department of Interior

The public comment period is open for a proposed pipeline that would carry water from Lake Powell to southern Utah.


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