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Ariz. bills target federal wolf-recovery program

Ariz. bills target federal wolf-recovery program

PHOENIX — Arizona Republicans who say the federal government is overstepping its boundaries are targeting a gray-wolf recovery program with bills that allow livestock owners to shoot the wolves while also directing the Legislature to consider banning conservation efforts.

March 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
White House council refereeing Rosemont Mine debate

White House council refereeing Rosemont Mine debate

A White House advisory body is now informally involved in the contentious Rosemont Copper Mine dispute.

December 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Plans for SunZia transmission line through AZ based on false premises

Plans for SunZia transmission line through AZ based on false premises

The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.

December 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

BLM challenges view of mine's impact on streams

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is intensifying the debate over the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on neighboring streams by bluntly challenging the Forest Service view that the mine probably won’t do major, short-term environmental damage to Cienega Creek.

September 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Grijalva among US reps seeking to rein in BLM’s wild horse budget

Grijalva among US reps seeking to rein in BLM’s wild horse budget

RENO, Nev. — Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has created an “untenable situation” for both the mustangs and U.S. taxpayers.

June 20, 2013 12:12 pmLoading…
Two men facing charges in Saguaro Park vandalism case

Two men facing charges in Saguaro Park vandalism case

Two men have been arrested in connection with vandalism in Saguaro National Park’s east unit, officials said Wednesday.

May 29, 2013 4:52 pm Photos

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Target shooting OK’d on BLM land in southern Ariz.

Recreational target shooting on 1.4 million acres in south-central Arizona is allowed under a final plan by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

September 21, 2012 10:27 amLoading…

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