Center for Biological Diversity

AP Photo/Matt York, File

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the federal government claiming the Biden-Harris administration’s decision to stop wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico border violates the federal National Environmental Policy Act.

NAGEL PHOTOGRAPHY/SHUTTERSTOCK

The number of endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest grew last year by 14%.

Doug Von Gausig/Friends of the Verde River

Two environmental groups on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over illegal cattle grazing along the Verde River.

USFS

A 20-year mining ban in Oak Creek Canyon expired in May. U.S. Forest Service officials are in the process of renewing it, but for now it leaves the area open to potential mining claims. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


National Park Service

An environmental group has agreed to drop a lawsuit after reaching an agreement with federal and state agencies about how to handle forest thinning projects in the habitat of the Mexican Spotted Owl. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


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