Arizona Daily Sun 11/16/2012
Excerpt: “The Hopi Tribe filed suit Wednesday in federal court in the District of Columbia, seeking an injunction to block snowmaking with reclaimed wastewater at Arizona Snowbowl this winter because of a threatened plant.
The case has been assigned to a judge, but there has been no decision at this point as to whether the lawsuit could delay snowmaking at Snowbowl.
The tribe contends the Coconino National Forest didn’t adequately consider some of the compounds found in the treated effluent and the possibility that the snow could blow more than 1,000 yards in low winds onto endangered plants.
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