Warning on water issued by Babbitt in '94

SIERRA VISTA — In 1994, U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Bruce Babbitt, warned community leaders and residents that if something wasn’t done about the water issues facing the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, the federal government would eventually step in to direct solutions.

Now it appears the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is starting that process which was forecast by Babbitt, who once served as Arizona’s Democratic governor.

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