Representing over 2,500 businesses across all industry sectors in Arizona, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce understands the need for clean air and a healthy and safe environment in which to live, work and play. However, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed state-specific carbon dioxide emission guidelines would result in Arizona facing one of the most stringent restrictions in the nation.Read More »
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All eyes on Arizona as formal energy hearings begin
At the heart of Arizona’s battle over solar net metering systems is whether utilities can balance solar energy with the cost of maintaining the grid that delivers electricity to all users.
WASHINGTON – For every dollar the government spends preventing wildfire damage, it could save cash-strapped agencies like the Forest Service another $5 on fighting increasingly large fires, a Senate committee was told Tuesday.Read More »
More than 1.1 million Arizonans who depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – better known as food stamps – will see their benefits reduced Friday in a long-planned national cut.Read More »
Federal contract spending in Arizona grew more than three times faster than the national rate over the past 20 years, according to a Cronkite News Service analysis of government data.Read More »
FLAGSTAFF — Two northern Arizona forests are decreasing fire restrictions due to a reduced risk of major wildfires.Read More »