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Tucson Water plans for future

The utility held a town hall after Colorado River cuts announced.

Oil spill stopped from reaching tributary on Navajo Nation

Up to 80 barrels of brine water were released.

Colorado River states fail to meet federal deadline on restricting water use

Arizona will lose 21% of its Colorado River allotment next year.

More water cuts coming to Arizona

The federal Bureau of Reclamation has announced how much Colorado River water the state will give up.

The Southwest is running out of fresh water. Could the ocean provide a cure?

Arizona and other states are looking at the use of desalination plants.

3D printing and foam: Arizona organizations make homes more sustainable

Using technology to make the home of the future.

Arizona Spotlight for August 11th, 2022

Native plants return to Hermosillo's urban landscape; Tucsonan John Rhodes tells about his family's rodeo history; Meet the new CEO of The Western National Parks Association; and a short story by Aurelie Sheehan.

Conservationists file notice of intent to sue EPA over Queen Creek mining waste

The groups also take aim at the state Department of Environmental Quality.

State issues mercury warning for some fish caught in Patagonia Lake

The warning only applies to eating Flathead Catfish.

Fight over Resolution Copper Mine drags on

Both sides expect the fight to continue

Tribes in the Colorado River basin say they're 'in the dark' as states discuss water conservation

The complaint comes as Colorado River water users are trying to come up with a new sharing plan.

Supreme Court ruling against EPA hurts, may not hobble clean air in Arizona

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes money to combat climate change.

5 litters of endangered black-footed ferrets born at Phoenix Zoo

The ferrets are some of the most endangered animals in North America.

Artist Michael Moore and the natural world in charcoal.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit a nearly century-old bowling alley in a Mexican mining town; find out why an open mic night in Sierra Vista has a dedicated audience; and Nichelle Nichols remembered.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Rodeo champion Sherry Cervi honored with Marana street names; and actor Jon Proudstar talks about "Reservation Dogs" as season 2 arrives.

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