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Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Tohono O'odham, Pascua Yaqui, Hopi Sue to Stop Rosemont Mine

The tribes say the area for the proposed mine is sacred.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road

Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Decades-Long Dispute Over Arizona Tribe's Water Rights May Soon Be Resolved

Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced a bill to allocate Colorado River water to the tribe and pay for construction of delivery infrastructure.

ADOT Begins Work on System to Detect Dust Storms on I-10

System would warn travelers about low visibility conditions along 10-mile stretch of interstate.

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Pima Supervisors Talk Road-Repairs Tax, Back National Carbon Fee

Supes ask that county staff study the feasibility of swapping a property tax to repair roads for a sales tax.

Coronado National Forest Offers Permits to Gather Dead Trees for Firewood

Households limited to a single permit, allowing up to two cords of wood to be harvested.

Forest Fees May Go Up For Some Camping, Day-Use Sites

Proposed increase in fees would help maintain recreational sites

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

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