Hopi vs City of Flagstaff
“The health and safety of the Hopi people is indistinguishable from the health and safety of the environment -- protection of the environment on the San Francisco Peaks is central to the Tribe’s existence."
- Hopi Tribe Chairman Leroy Shingoitewa
Here is a link to download a pdf of the Complaint the Hopi filed on August 19, 2011
The lawsuit states that the City’s contract to sell 1.5 million gallons of reclaimed wastewater per day to Snowbowl is illegal because it violates several Arizona laws that govern the proper use of reclaimed wastewater.