In Arizona, Resolution Copper wants to mine the copper underneath Oak Flat, which would destroy an area that's sacred to the Apache Tribe. The grassroots organization Apache Stronghold has filed a lawsuit. The Arizona Republic reporter Debra Utacia Krol talks about the contentious deal. And, the CDC is recommending individuals with Down Syndrome get vaccinated early. We look at the link between Down Syndrome and increased COVID-19 risk. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 15, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on January 15, 2021.