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Six western states have voiced opposition to the planned Lake Powell Pipeline, which would divert water from the Colorado River to fast-growing cities in southern Utah. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


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The Arizona Department of Water Resources has endorsed a company’s proposal to sell water from farmland near the Colorado River to a a fast-growing Phoenix suburb despite complaints of possible negative effects for communities along the river.

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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded more than $45 million to a Phoenix-based contractor to construct water-pumping plants on the Navajo Nation.

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State environmental regulators will require owners of a uranium mine near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to apply for more stringent water protection permit that will likely allow additional oversight. 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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