Whiteriver, Arizona – Four small, wildland fires have started on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation within the past few days. All fires have been started by lighting. Lightning strikes can generate fires that smolder and go unnoticed for days or weeks following a storm. BIA Fort Apache Agency Fire Management will be watching for any new smoke or fire sightings over the next few days.
Holbrook Az.> —The team at Navajo County Public Works, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, has been designated as the USACE South Pacific Division’s Planning Team of the Year for the work being done on the Feasibility Study for flood risk management in the Winslow, Ariz. area.
Is it possible to build a potash mine right beside Arizona’s treasured Petrified Forest National Park? Vancouver-based Passport Potash (PPI-V) believes so, and has in hand a new preliminary economic assessment that’s giving it the confidence to move the project forward.