This page contains information concerning issues affecting riparian areas. The Council will provide information that is of special interest to our members. The Council is not an advocacy group, but one based on science and factual information.
Citizen’s Coaltion Comment Letter on the Tonto National Forest Draft Fores Plan and Draft Envriomental Impact Statement – March 12, 2020
Comments on the Pinto Valley Mine Draft EIS – January 27, 2020
Comments on the San Pedro National Conservation Area Draft Resource Management Plan – September 27. 2018
Triennial Review of the Clean Water Act (2017)
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Triennial Review Rulemaking
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Stakeholder Engagement Materials
Challenges to Clean Water Act (2015)
Letter to Congressmen
The Arizona Riparian Council and Audubon Arizona have formed a cooperate agreement in support of one another (05/12/08)
Fossil Creek Information from American Rivers (09/04/05)
- Press release for decommissioning
- Fossil Creek signatories
- Fossil Creek quotes from signatories
- Fossil Creek Wild and Scenic River designation
Governor Napolitano’s Water Listening Meetings (12/16/04)
November 18, 2004 in Scottsdale. Vice President Tom Hildebrandt attended the first meeting representing the Council.
December 14, 2004 in Tucson, Julia Fonseca, Water Issues Committee Chair, attended. Click here for the written comments submitted.
Fossil Creek (1/22/2004)
ARC comments on the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Clean Water Act (04/08/03)
Yuma Desalinization Plant (11/28/2003)
Yuma Desalinization Plant – Bypass Flow and Colorado River Delta (11/07/05)
Rio Salado Oeste Comments (08/01/06)
Letter to the Editor (09/11/06)