Federal and tribal inspectors found six Navajo wastewater treatment plants in violation of environmental regulations.
Teens Arrested in Cross-Border Pot Launch Plot
A tribe that lives in the Grand Canyon has filed a lawsuit to protect its water. The Havasupai Tribe filed its claim in federal district court Tuesday.
The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government over a mine waste spill that contaminated three rivers including the tribe’s irrigation source. An EPA cleanup crew triggered the 3 million gallon blowout of yellow sludge at a Colorado mine in August 2015.
The governors of Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora have partnered to attract businesses that will employ workers on both sides of the border, even as trade policies between the U.S. and other countries are in a moment of uncertainty.
Yesterday, business and government representatives from Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora held their first day of meetings in their annual plenary in Sonora’s capital city.
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
Top government and business leaders from Arizona and Mexico will meet in Hermosillo this week for an annual bi-lateral event.
In his last days in office President Barack Obama still has the power to make significant changes to the Southwest. Obama has already used the Antiquities Act to designate 27 national monuments — more than any other president. Many American Indian tribes are hoping he takes action on at least one more proposal.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday over whether immigrants facing deportation who are detained for more than six months are entitled to a bond hearing before an immigration judge.