“If you love swimming in polluted creeks, this ruling is for you.”
Arizona has taken on the bulk of the conservation efforts, with over half of the 1 trillion gallons of water saved in the plan coming from the state.
In exchange for using less water, municipalities will receive federal funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to develop long-term water system efficiencies.
The funding specifically comes from the EPA’s Clean School Bus Program, which provides school districts with rebates to replace existing school buses with clean models.
Healthcare clinics and local governments are being tested to keep older people safe as extreme temperatures approach in summer.
Several local advocates say that these new grants will help all Arizonans reduce their water usage, which will not only benefit local communities, but farms and ecosystems as well.
Tribal leaders joined state lawmakers Tuesday to call on President Joe Biden to set aside more than 1.1 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a new national monument.
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