Arizona to cancel leases allowing Saudi-owned farm access to state’s groundwater
By SUMAN NAISHADHAM Associated Press | Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - Arizona Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs speaks as she gives the State of the State address, Jan. 9, 2023, at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. Hobbs said her administration was terminating land leases that for years have given a Saudi-owned farm nearly unfettered access to pump groundwater in the parched southwestern state. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)