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New building restrictions in Arizona send signal to developers

Arizona is limiting new development in the Phoenix area because of anticipated groundwater shortages.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with Sarah Porter, director of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University, about what this signals in the long term for the region.

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