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Episode 327: Repairing the Sewer Pipe Crossing the Border in Nogales
Plus: A bipartisan group with a health care agenda, and a look at the Port of Tucson and Arizona railroad history.
Edward Abbey's Southwest
Also on Arizona Spotlight: The latest on the sewage pipe break in Nogales; and a UA project to return lost dog tags from the Vietnam War unites two generations of veterans.
Groups Defend Ironwood Forest National Monument Status
Advocates say they 'won't go down without a fight' to keep the protected status of the site.
Yuma Legislator Calls on Jeff Flake to Raise Air-Quality Standards
State Rep. Charlene Fernandez criticized the U.S. senator for backing lower standards for ground-level ozone.
Broken Sewage Pipe in Nogales Gets Temporary Fix
It will give inspectors a chance to locate the breach.
Feds Lift Environmental Rules for Border Wall Construction
The action gets around carrying out an environmental impact study for construction of a segment of wall by waiving a list of laws.
Rescues Highlight Danger of Flash Floods in Catalina Mountains
Multiple helicopter rescues have taken place during recent weekends when floods stranded visitors.
Advocate Group 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Arizona Monument
Ironwood Forest National Monument's supporters are trying to preserve the protected area.
Tucson Sets July Rainfall Record, 2nd-Highest Monthly Total
July's rain total was higher than average rainfall for an entire summer rain season.
Tucson Company to do Emergency Repairs on Nogales Border Sewage Line
The international sewage line has been pouring into a Southern Arizona wash due to a partial break.
Mobile Unit Looks to Fight Treated Wastewater's 'Yuck' Reputation
Facility fits in a commercial truck trailer, and will be used as a public exhibit to build confidence in reclaimed drinking water.
Saguaro National Park Gets Funding for Education Center
The money will help build a new outdoor classroom.
Monsoon Downpours Usher in Weed Season
But what is a weed? The answer is in the eye of the beholder.
Monsoon Brings Danger of Flash Flooding to Arizona
Meteorologist: Deadly event near Payson is an example of flash-flood dangers.
Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors
The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.
Episode 146: Inside the New Sister Jose Women's Center
Also, Pima Community College after probation; Arizona Daily Star journalist Tom Beal retires; and climate change on Native American lands.
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