Environmental Protection Agency

Coconino National Forest

The Clean Water Act no longer applies to ephemeral streams which do not flow year round, due to a new rule from the Trump administration. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports on what that means for Arizona.

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality estimates about 90 percent of the state’s waterways no longer have federal protection.

Zac Ziegler

The Environmental Protection Agency is warning those in the Dewey-Humboldt area to stay away from the tailings pile near the Iron King Mine as well as the Humboldt Smelter.