Endangered Species - Habitat Provisions - Arizona

D. New solid waste landfills that are not municipal solid waste landfills shall not be located in wetlands, unless the owner or operator can demonstrate all of the following: . . . 2. The construction and operation of the solid waste landfill does not cause, contribute to the violation of any applicable state water quality standard, toxic effluent standard or prohibition, or jeopardize endangered or threatened species or critical habitat.; A. The board of supervisors, by resolution, may purchase or lease the development rights of private land in the county with monies from any public or private source except for county development fees collected pursuant to § 11-1102. The board may not exercise the power of eminent domain to acquire development rights but may acquire development rights only from willing property owners. B. Development rights may be acquired only for the following purposes: . . . 5. To implement a plan to comply with the requirements of the endangered species act of 1973 ( P.L. 93-205; 87 Stat. 884; 16 United States Code §§ 1531 through 1599).; Factors to be considered in issuing a certificate of environmental compatibility . . . B. The committee shall give special consideration to the protection of areas unique because of biological wealth or because they are habitats for rare and endangered species.;

Citation: A.R.S. § 49-772; A.R.S. § 11-254.05; A.R.S. § 40-360.06;