San Francisco Peaks

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Federal officials have approved a 20-year renewal of a mining ban on the San Francisco Peaks. It’ll prevent mineral claims in the popular recreation area that’s sacred to many Southwestern tribes. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution in support of extending a 20-year mining ban on the San Francisco Peaks. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Officials with the Coconino National Forest have filed an application to renew a mining ban on the San Francisco Peaks. The 20-year withdrawal would continue to prevent claims on nearly 75,000 acres north of Flagstaff. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Coconino National Forest officials say Lockett Meadow and the road that accesses the area will be closed until next Thursday to motorized vehicles because of logging activity.

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