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Influence game: Chemical trade tries to shape regs

One goal is to make it tougher for states to enact their own regulations.

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Glenn Hamer, Jay Timmons: EPA threatens Arizona manufacturers’ competitiveness

Glenn Hamer, Jay Timmons: EPA threatens Arizona manufacturers’ competitiveness

The U.S. energy advantage is under attack. The shale-gas revolution has spurred billions in new investments and resurrected industries that had left the country.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA team discover process to turn waste sulfur into plastic

UA team discover process to turn waste sulfur into plastic

Their plastic, easily made from sulfur, could revolutionize the battery world

December 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Renewable Fuel Standard benefits motorists, air quality and the farm economy

When Congress expanded the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007, it did so with three important policy objectives in mind.

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Renewable Fuel Standard subsidies unneeded as sales of cleaner vehicles surge

How did we reach the point where the government is promoting a dreadful fuel that gets worse fuel economy than gasoline or diesel, drives up food prices, damages car engines and has unintended environmental consequences?

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Scorched area may yield new research opportunity

Scorched area may yield new research opportunity

Scientists Nate Abramson, left, and Mark Losleben repair devices for measuring snow depth distributions. UA researchers assessed damage and reinstalled sensors after the Thompson Ridge Fire, which burned through Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico.

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Scorched area may yield new research opportunity

Scorched area may yield new research opportunity

Shortly after their funding was renewed for another five years in June, University of Arizona researchers lost one of their critical-zone research sites to the 24,000-acre Thompson Ridge Fire in the Valles Caldera National Preserve near Jemez Springs, N.M.

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Border agents seize 26 lbs. of cocaine at Nogales port

A 29-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle 26 pounds of cocaine into the United States through the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz, officials said.

April 18, 2013 5:31 pm Related

Arizona border officers seize date-rape drug

NOGALES, Ariz. — A Mexican woman has been arrested at the southern Arizona border for allegedly possessing animal tranquilizers often used in the commission of “date rape” sexual assaults.

October 23, 2012 4:54 pm

Tucson jurors deadlock on key charges in ozone cancer treatment trial

A Tucson construction worker who claims he can cure gynecological cancers by treating women with ozone was found guilty of practicing without a license, a misdemeanor, Friday, but the jury deadlocked on whether he was guilty of the felony fraud and illegally conducting an enterprise charges.

September 21, 2012 12:00 am

Tucson Fire: UA student takes quick action in acid spill

A quick-thinking UA student threw sodium bicarbonate on a chemical spill in a science lab Monday, which helped prevent any injuries.

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UA chemistry students parody Empire State of Mind

These guys are geeking out with a love song to their chem lab.

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