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Trump administration’s push for U.S. uranium production opposed near Grand Canyon
TUSAYAN – President Donald Trump has listed uranium as a “critical mineral,” which may encourage domestic uranium mining. The Nuclear Fuel Working Group has not issued recommendations yet, but uranium mining companies want quotas lax oversight, while environmental activists push for a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
Damming the Little Colorado River for power projects is opposed by tribes, environmentalists
PHOENIX – Two hydroelectric storage projects are being proposed for the Little Colorado River and environmental activists as well as the Hopi Tribe, and the Navajo Nation, are opposed.
Arizona volunteers plant hope for the future of monarch butterflies
PHOENIX – As part of a 50 year plan to revive the population of migrating monarch butterflies, Arizona Game & Fish Department is working with volunteers and other organizations to plant milkweed to make “waypoints” for the insects.
Leftover pumpkins feed hungry animals instead of landfills
PHOENIX – Every year after Halloween, pumpkins get thrown in the trash, but MacDonald's Ranch finds better uses for leftovers from their pumpkin patch.
McSally urged to oppose Trump’s rollback of Obama fuel economy standards
PHOENIX – Two Democratic legislators want Sen. Martha McSally to oppose the planned rollback of fuel economy standards by the Trump administration. These standards reduce the amount of air pollution given off by vehicles by forcing manufacturers to make cars with better fuel efficiency.
‘We have to live with it’: Students demand climate action today to ensure a greener tomorrow
PHOENIX – With the U.N. climate summit Monday, thousands of people around the world took part in a global climate strike. And students played a major role.
Learning the ropes: Young climate activists get ready for world protest
PHOENIX - With the U.N. climate summit Monday, thousands of people around the world will take part in a global climate strike. And students will play a major role.
Wildlife service considers changes to habitat area for endangered Mount Graham red squirrel
PHOENIX – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to revise the critical habitat of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel.