Santa Cruz River: current state

By: Sheila Slaughter The monsoon exceeded expectations, according to The Nogales International. As of August 29th, the average rainfall in Santa Cruz County, extracted from a number of different rain gauges was 15.2 inches. The rain continued through September. There was a lot of water in the Santa Cruz River, and the occasional raw sewage… Continue reading Santa Cruz River: current state

Notice of Appeal and Request for Hearing

Before the Water Quality Appeals Board Department of Administration in and for the State of Arizona the Appellants (Listed below) filed a Notice of Appeal and Request for Hearing on the Proposed Significant Amendment to Arizona Minerals Inc. Aquifer Protection Permit Inventory.  Respondent: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Appellants Patagonia Area Resource Alliance Defenders… Continue reading Notice of Appeal and Request for Hearing

Community Clean-Up January 27th

Community Clean-up of a Big River-borne Trash Pile Sponsored by Friends of the Santa Cruz River WHEN: Saturday, January 27, 9 AM to 12:30 PM WHERE: Behind the Tumacacori Mesquite Sawmill in Carmen, between Tubac and Tumacacori, #2007 East Frontage Road DETAILS: wear long pants, sturdy shoes, gloves, hat. Bring a reusable water bottle please!Warning:… Continue reading Community Clean-Up January 27th

“Flirting With Disaster”: How You Can Help!

We need to call for action! Tell these contacts that you want to see the International Outfall Interceptor (IOI) fixed—and soon! Feel free to use the “Talking Points” below in your communications. Senator John McCain: https://www.mccain.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/casework-form (you can copy/paste points below onto this online form in “message” box) Tucson office: (520) 670-6334 Senator Jeff Flake: https://www.flake.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact-jeff (also… Continue reading “Flirting With Disaster”: How You Can Help!

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