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Daily Sun: Court greenlights Hopi challenge against Flagstaff’s sale of reclaimed wastewater to Snowbowl

From the Arizona Daily Sun: (Wed. Jan 8, 2014) The Hopi Tribe can proceed with its legal bid to halt snowmaking with reclaimed wastewater on the San Francisco Peaks after the Arizona Supreme Court sided with it Tuesday. In a procedural victory, the tribe has won the right to proceed with its lawsuit against the

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ACTION ALERT: No Arizona Toiletbowl! Protest Arizona Snowbowl Opening Day – Nov. 29, 2013

What: Protest Arizona Snowbowl’s opening day. Why: The mountain, water, and all life forms are precious. We will keeping standing for human rights and environmental justice until they STOP making snow with treated sewage effluent. Come stand together against Snowbowel’s dirty snow! When: Opening Day, starting at 9am Nov. 29th (unless opening changes) Where: TWO

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Hopi Tribe wins round in Snowbowl lawsuit

From the AP: FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – The Hopi Tribe has won a round in its bid to stop Flagstaff from selling reclaimed wastewater to Arizona Snowbowl. On Thursday, the Arizona Court of Appeals overturned a 2011 ruling by a former Coconino County Superior Court judge. The Arizona Daily Sun reports that clears the way

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Event: “What’s in Your Water?” a collaboration of artwork with a social commentary about treated wastewater in Flagstaff

Where: Visible Difference, 116 S Beaver Street, Flagstaff When: First Friday Artwalk, April 5 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Exhibit through May. Vote: Two “People’s Choice Awards” determined during artwalk will be entered into the Coconino Center for the Art’s 11th Annual Recycled Arts Exhibition from April 16 to May 25, 2013. The remaining

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News Release: Peaks Defenders Targeted with Federal Charges Coerced into Collateral Forfeiture Agreement


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2013 Peaks Defenders Targeted with Federal Charges Coerced into Collateral Forfeiture Agreement Flagstaff Couple Felt ‘Forced’ when Threatened with Additional Charges FLAGSTAFF, AZ –Despite wanting to legally fight the charges brought on them by the Coconino County Forest Service, James Anders and Dawn Dyer state that coercion and underhanded tactics

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Native Youth Drummers Attacked by Snowbowl Supporter at City of Flagstaff Ski Event – Dew Downtown

Saturday, February 9, 2013 CONTACT: protectpeaks@gmail.com www.protectthepeaks.org Native Youth Drummers Attacked by Snowbowl Supporter at City of Flagstaff Ski Event *Video will be posted soon. Flagstaff, AZ — As part of a weeklong call for actions, more than 50 people gathered in downtown Flagstaff for an Idle No More flash mob round dance to support

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USDA ISSUES FINAL SACRED SITES REPORT

LINK: http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/tribalrelations/documents/sacredsites/SacredSitesFinalReportDec2012.pdf FROM VILSACK: http://blogs.usda.gov/2012/12/06/secretary-vilsack-addresses-white-house-tribal-nations-conference-unveils-sacred-sites-report/#more-43547

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Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites

Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites USDA Office of Communications sent this bulletin at 12/06/2012 02:05 PM EST   Release No. 0354.12 Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites

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Protect the Peaks Print-able Outreach Materials

Please download, print and distribute these outreach materials: Protect the PEAKS trifold (Black & White) – PDF Boycott Arizona Snowbowl Info Sheet (Black & White) – JPEG Boycott Arizona Snowbowl Graphic – JPEG  

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Protect the Peaks Letters to USDA: Protect the Holy San Francisco Peaks, Terminate Snowbowl’s Special Use Permit for Higher Public Purpose

Please join us in calling on the Obama administration to terminate the special use permit for AZ Snownbowl. Use the below letter for reference, please make your own comments and send to the contacts below. DATE: Friday, September 21, 2012   Tom Vilsack Secretary of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington,

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