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Grand Canyon Protection Act passes House

The bill would permanently protect the region around the national park from new mining claims.

Customs and Border Protection says wall workers winding down construction

After environmental groups released footage showing construction trucks at work, agency says contractors are only securing site.

Economics drives glass recycling

Tucson keeps its used glass local.

Apache Stronghold files emergency appeal in Oak Flat case

As the expected date of the land swap approaches, a nonprofit fights to save an Apache religious site from becoming a copper mine.

Arizona changes 'use it or lose it' water law

A bill signed last week allows water users to voluntarily conserve water without risking loss of the rights to it.

Ducey “implores” Biden to allow oil leases on federal land

The governor joined 16 other Republican governors asking for an end to an executive order.

Apache Stronghold files appeal in fight over Oak Flat

A law firm with an undefeated record in the U.S. Supreme Court will be representing the group in the religious liberties case.

PFAS contamination draws local, national cleanup efforts

The so-called “forever chemicals” accumulate in bodies and can have numerous health impacts.

Federal judge issues order, not stopping mining effort at Oak Flat

By not granting the preliminary injunction, the land swap between the U.S. Forest Service and Resolution Copper will proceed.

Tucson mayor asks community for help guiding climate action plan

A survey open through the end of March invites residents to prioritize actions city can take.

Endangered wolves sent from Arizona to Texas to aid species

The move is designed to help increase the population of these endangered predators

Oak Flat: Opposing op-eds try to sway public opinion

While Resolution Copper brought up the positive economic impacts of a mine, the San Carlos Apache Tribe calls out desecration.

Biden halted border wall construction. Now what?

Environmental and human rights advocates hope to steer the administration toward a new vision at the border.

Federal court hears case for preliminary injunction at Oak Flat

The judge said he will decide if he's going to temporarily stop progress on the mine by Feb. 12.

BLM plans prescribed burn in San Pedro conservation area

The agency is planning to conduct a prescribed burn in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area sometime this month.

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

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