Arizona is formally withdrawing from the Western Climate Initiative, a regional collaboration to establish a cap-and-trade program to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.Read More »
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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.
The nationwide search for a new Arizona Department of Environmental Quality director led Gov. Jan Brewer straight back to Phoenix.Read More »
Several appointments have been announced for senior positions in the state's environmental protection agency. Department of Environmental Quality Director Ben Grumbles on Dec. 14 announced that administrative counsel Henry Darwin is the new deputy director. Darwin replaces Patrick Cunningham, who is leaving for a senior post in the U.S. Attorney's Office for Arizona.Read More »