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Land Preservation Threatened

A challenge from a property-rights group leads to the cancelling of closed auctions for land marked for conservation.
December 30, 2003, 1pm PST | Ambar Mukherjee
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"Phoenix Mayor Skip Rimsza said if the challenge stands, it will mean the end of big desert preserves for now. Cities can't afford to buy land for the price developers will pay, he said. 'Not a single other piece of state land will be sold as open space, because the city has to bid against retail development,' Rimsza said."

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Published on Monday, December 29, 2003 in The Arizona Republic
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