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  B. Babbitt added to Snowbowl legal team
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ContributorThomas Walker 
Last EditedThomas Walker  Jul 08, 2005 04:31pm
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MediaNewspaper - Arizona Daily Sun
News DateFriday, July 8, 2005 10:30:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionArizona Snowbowl has lined up big-name lawyers and petitioned to join the U.S. Forest Service in defending the agency's decision to allow snowmaking with reclaimed wastewater.

Former governor and Interior secretary Bruce Babbitt and former Department of Justice attorney Janice Schneider will be helping Snowbowl and the Forest Service defend the case for snowmaking on the Peaks if Judge Paul Rosenblatt allows.

Babbitt, an attorney who was raised in Flagstaff with his four brothers, has been Snowbowl's supporter and consultant for three years in calling for snowmaking there to keep the ski business alive amid inconsistent ski seasons.

But several years earlier, he sided with the tribes on other Peaks issues as secretary of the Interior Department, namely the decision to close the White Vulcan Mine.
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