Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service policies discourage the development of solar projects, an executive for Tempe-based First Solar told congressional lawmakers this week.Read More »
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Deep within the canyon, a few miles removed from the mule trains of the popular Bright Angel Trail, Horn Creek creates a ribbon of green vegetation here before plunging toward the Colorado River.
But the handful of people allowed to camp in this splendid isolation receive a warning with their permits: Don’t drink the water when Horn Creek is flowing. It’s radioactive.
March 27 marked the one-year anniversary of Rob Krentz’s murder. The sadness of that date remains with us all, but perhaps we can say to Sue and her family, and even to Rob himself, that we haven’t just accepted his death. We have worked very hard, together, to try to prevent another one.Read More »
With prices high and backing in place from some of the world's largest mining companies, the hunt for copper in the American Southwest is experiencing a revival.Read More »
A public meeting to put some light on the federal government's plan for developing solar energy is scheduled in Tucson Wednesday night.Read More »
A draft plan on the solar potential of federal land identifies three Arizona sites encompassing nearly 14,000 acres as highly suitable for energy development.Read More »
Supporters say a ballot proposition designed to make it easier to swap rather than sell or lease state trust land would help faciliate agreements that preserve military installations.Read More »
“If a corpse had a gun on him and the fatal shot came from the front, you didn’t look for the killer.”
Such was one resident’s memory of Charleston.
An increase in smuggling violence at the Sonoran Desert National Monument about 80 miles south of Phoenix has prompted a stronger warning to visitors about drug and immigrant traffickers passing through the public lands, officials said Tuesday.Read More »
The Bureau of Land Management today named Raymond (Ray) Suazo associate state director for the Arizona office, putting him in charge of day-to-day operations for 12.2 million acres of BLM-administered public lands in Arizona and overseeing a staff of more than 500 employees.Read More »