PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) continues to caution against contact with water in the Nogales Wash and Potereo Creek due to an on-going potential for intermittent sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) in a tunnel under the international border. This tunnel was built to transport stormwater from Nogales, Sonora to the Santa Cruz River.

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PHOENIX – The Forest Service will host its remaining two public meetings as it continues to collect comments on analysis and findings detailed in the Tonto’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange.

Public meeting dates and locations are:

· October 8, 2019, 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Queen Valley Community Center

1464 E. Queen Valley Drive, Queen Valley, AZ

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PHOENIX, Ariz. - University of Arizona Cooperative Extension scientists are working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Yuma Growers, the Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA), and local irrigation districts on a multi-year study to look at growing practices and the environment in the Yuma produce growing region.

The multi-partner study comes in order to provide recommendations toward enhanced food safety after the 2018 outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 linked to romaine lettuce grown in the area.

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Location: § Approximately 15 miles north of Globe

§ Nearest town is Globe

Start Date: 9/3/2019
Size: 100 acres
Percent Contained: 0

Cause: Lightning

Summary: The Redmond Fire was reported on Tuesday afternoon. The fire is burning near the southern edge of the Salt River Wilderness Area north of Globe. The fire has grown to approximately 100 acres, fueled by dry grass and thunderstorm winds. Smoke is visible from State Route 188, as well as US Highways 60 and 70.

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Location:

§ Approximately 7 miles northwest of Cave Creek, and 14 miles east of Black Canyon City

§ Nearest town is Cave Creek

Start Date: 9/3/2019
Size: 400 acres
Percent Contained: 0

Cause: Lightning

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PHOENIX – Tonto National Forest staff continue preparations for hosting the first two public meetings to discuss the Forest Service’s analysis in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange.

The meetings will take place on:

Ø September 10, 2019, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Superior junior/senior High School cafeteria, 1500 Panther Drive, Superior, Arizona

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