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Navajo would close by 2044. Sierra Club may sue to block plan.
PHOENIX — The state’s top environmental officials asked legislators Tuesday to repeal the restrictions they placed on his agency just four years ago prohibiting it from regulating “greenhouse gases.”
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.
More than 764,000 acres of Southeast Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico became federally designated prime habitat for the endangered jaguar today.
The White House is informally involved in the contentious Rosemont Mine issue, Coronado Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch said today.
The Environmental Protection Agency says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shouldn’t approve a key permit needed for the proposed Rosemont Mine to start construction.
Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek — linchpin issues for many who oppose the Rosemont Mine — aren’t in as big a danger from mine impacts as many people think, the U.S. Forest Service says.
The recent proposal to the Environmental Protection Agency by a group of stakeholders on the continued operation of the Navajo Generating Station offers a workable balance between economic and environmental concerns around the plant. The station is one of the largest producers of harmful nit…
The economy stagnates. Syria burns. Scandals lap at his feet. China and Russia mock him, even as a "29-year-old hacker" revealed his nation's spy secrets to the world. How does President Obama respond? With a grandiloquent speech on climate change.
The owners of a Benson-area power plant are promising to clean up more pollution than the federal government told them to - and at less cost.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:
High winds that sent huge dust clouds swirling last week caused Pima County to exceed federal air-quality standards for the first time in nearly four years, county officials said.
The following editorial appeared Monday in the Washington Post:
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post:
The water table beneath three Arizona coal ash landfills lies 300 to 900 feet deep. The ground is tightly packed clay. The sites lie miles from populated areas.
For more than three years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been considering requiring new emission controls to reduce haze-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) released as a byproduct of burning coal to create electricity at the Navajo Generating Station. The Central Arizona Project fo…
Arizona is challenging a federal decision that requires three coal-fired power plants to upgrade pollution controls.