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Ruling allows group to seek lead ammunition ban near Grand Canyon

Ruling allows group to seek lead ammunition ban near Grand Canyon

The ammo used by hunters harms endangered California condors, environmental groups say.

January 13, 2016 7:43 pm Video Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on Prop. 201, county bonds, Martha McSally meeting, homeless women's shelter.

September 29, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Protesters urge Tucson Electric to scrap coal

Protesters urge Tucson Electric to scrap coal

Environmentalists want TEP to divest its stake in the San Juan power plant in New Mexico.

July 20, 2015 3:04 pmLoading…
TEP solar changes should wait, regulators say

TEP solar changes should wait, regulators say

Corporation Commission staff says move to cut credits to new rooftop solar customers should go to a full rate case.

June 12, 2015 3:00 pmLoading…
Coyotes killed by Arizona agency to protect pronghorns

Coyotes killed by Arizona agency to protect pronghorns

Fawn survival increased at site where coyotes were targeted, Game and Fish says.

February 20, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Coalition calls on TEP to divest from San Juan plant

Coalition calls on TEP to divest from San Juan plant

Groups including Sierra Club want TEP to replace coal with cleaner sources.

February 05, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…
Conservation groups oppose helicopters in wilderness areas

Conservation groups oppose helicopters in wilderness areas

Plans for helicopter landings in wilderness areas face opposition from environmental groups.

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More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

Officials have this advice for those building memorials: Don't.

November 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Controversy brews over plan for helicopters in wilderness

Controversy brews over plan for helicopters in wilderness

Wildlife officials want to use helicopters to manage bighorn sheep.

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EPA approves modified Navajo power plant cleanup plan

EPA approves modified Navajo power plant cleanup plan

Navajo would close by 2044. Sierra Club may sue to block plan.

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Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Environmentalists continue to push for a coal-free plant in Tucson.

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Sierra Club opposes further bighorn releases in Catalina Mountains

An Arizona chapter of the influential Sierra Club — founded in 1892 by legendary conservationist John Muir and now the nation’s largest environmental group — has come out in opposition to a controversial bighorn sheep reintroduction near Tucson.

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U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake: Stop the IRS abuse of free speech

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake: Stop the IRS abuse of free speech

Few qualities are more American than a zeal for fair play. That’s why, when reports emerged last spring that the Internal Revenue Service was targeting conservative groups applying for a certain tax-exempt status, fair-minded folks of all political stripes expressed outrage.

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Senate panel OKs fire immunity for state Land Department

Senate panel OKs fire immunity for state Land Department

PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to immunize the Land Department from mistakes and negligence that result in forest fires — even if that means destroyed homes and dead firefighters.

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UA graduate honored by White House for K-12 science program

UA graduate honored by White House for K-12 science program

A UA doctoral graduate was honored by the White House on Tuesday for his work to provide area students with the opportunity to experience nature and conduct scientific research.

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Trails to tranquillity

Trails to tranquillity

A hike, at its bare essence, is simply a vigorous venture out of the city and into the wild — a test of legs and lungs against a backdrop of scenic splendor.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Vandal destroys thousands of plants at county nursery

Vandal destroys thousands of plants at county nursery

A single act, done under the cover of darkness, recently turned thousands of native plants lovingly grown from seeds into little more than kindling.

October 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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TEP coal-to-gas moves driven by environment, cost

Tucson Electric Power Co. is swapping a chunk of its coal-fired power generation for cleaner-burning natural gas.

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Massive mine proposed at Oak Flat, sacred tribal land

Massive mine proposed at Oak Flat, sacred tribal land

The planned Rosemont Copper Mine just south of Tucson isn’t the only mining controversy in Arizona.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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