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A tight-lipped Western Colorado irrigation association is remaining neutral on the growing presence of private investors in their sizable pool of senior water rights. 

 

The Grand Valley Water Users Association (GVWUA) sent a letter to its nearly 1,700 individual water users in late June regarding recent purchases of agricultural land and associated water rights within their delivery area. Water Asset Management (WAM), a Manhattan-based private equity firm, has been active in the Grand Valley since 2017. 

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Byline: Judy Fahys, InsideClimate News

Charismatic is hardly the best word to describe the humpback chub, a fish with a frowny eel face jammed onto a sportfish body in a way that suggests evolution has a sense of humor. Nor did tastiness build a fan base for this “trash fish” across its natural habitat throughout the Colorado River Basin. But, in 1973, the humpback chub became famous by winning federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.


   

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a new legal bid to rein in the power of the Board of Regents to lease university property to for-profit corporations.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a new legal bid to rein in the power of the Board of Regents to lease university property to for-profit corporations.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Bar owners from around the state are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to rule that Gov. Doug Ducey does not have the constitutional authority to shut them -- or any other business -- down.

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