The Environmental Protection Agency’s strict enforcement of air-quality regulations in Arizona is stifling job creation and proving costly to businesses unable to meet the standards, U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake said Wednesday.Read More »
Arizona is tired of waiting for the federal government to act on the state’s proposed air-quality plan and “very well may” sue the Environmental Protection Agency if action is not taken soon, a state official said Thursday.Read More »
The Governor’s Regulatory Review Council voted Tuesday to repeal the state’s Clean Cars program, a set of tailpipe-emissions standards adopted in 2008, in favor of less-stringent federal regulations.Read More »
Despite steep opposition from environmentalists and consumer advocates, the Brewer administration is pushing ahead with the adoption of a less stringent standard for curbing car emissions.Read More »
Auto emission rules have barely taken effect and already the state wants to scrap it because it costs too much.Read More »
For years, Arizona was touted as a good place to move for asthmatics and others who suffer from respiratory illnesses. Unfortunately that is no longer the case.Read More »
A U.S.-Arizona dustup: ‘Freedom to breathe’ bill may backfire, force EPA takeover of state’s pollution controls
Henry Darwin, who is no fan of the Environmental Protection Agency, doesn’t want the Legislature to shove the federal agency out of Arizona.
Darwin, who heads the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, worries that a final shove aimed at freeing the state from federal intrusion will have the opposite effect.
Lobbyists tend to avoid the spotlight, often preferring to moderate their comments on pressing issues if they’re quoted at all. That’s just not how Sandy Bahr operates.Read More »
A lawsuit has been filed challenging the Arizona Legislature's raid on lottery money that has been earmarked for public transportation since the early 1990s.Read More »