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Satellites Reveal Shrinking Water, Bare Shorelines in Lower Grand Canyon
The drought-driven changes could affect recreation and wildlife.
Shrinking Lake Mead Water Levels Could Trigger Official Shortage
50 percent chance for cuts to water shares.
NAU Study: Some Success In Pine Forests With Managed Wildfires
Moderate-severity fires can restore historical conditions in certain areas.
Deep, Two-Mile Fissure Discovered Near Picacho Peak
Fissures are deep cracks in the earth caused by over pumping of groundwater.
Take a Break in Tiger's Tap Room
Also on Arizona Spotlight: An endangered species update; Digna Theatre Company combines art with human rights; Adiba Nelson essay; and sculptor Barbara Grygutis honored with new book.
Study: Lake Mead Shortage Could Slow Home Construction, Agriculture
Drought declaration would cause rationing that would affect adequate water supplies.
EPA: Toxic Chemicals Released in Arizona Rose in 2015
Pollutants released into the air, water and land was up 12% from the prior year.
Monsanto Seeks Tax Break Amid Vocal Opposition in Pima County
Plus, how the governor's priorities align with technical education needs; checking in with Oro Valley.
Marana Schools to Receive $500K for Cleaner Buses
It's the only district in Arizona to receive funding for bus emissions.
Pima County Meetings Air Objections to Monsanto Site
The first of five took place in Oro Valley earlier this week, mostly serving as venue for opposition.
2015 Spill Dumped 540 Tons of Metals into River, EPA Says
Wastewater from the Colorado mine turned rivers yellow.
Oro Valley Student's Science Project Chosen for Competition
Amanda Minke's lead-reducing water filter among 300 student projects competing.
Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon
Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".
Growing Bat Population Good for Tequila Drinkers
The once endangered long-nosed bat may come off the federal protection list.
US-Mexico Study of San Pedro River a Binational First
The San Pedro River Aquifer provides water to people on both sides of the border.
2016 Likely 2nd Hottest Ever in Tucson; 2014 Was No. 1
Last 3 Years will rank as hottest in Old Pueblo for average temperature.
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