As Arizona’s population has expanded, the state’s water supply has been quickly dwindling and without action, the state will face shortfalls that could cripple its ability to grow or even endure.Read More »
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A federal appeals court Monday upheld the government’s decision to let a uranium mine near Grand Canyon National Park continue to operate under environmental standards now decades old.Read More »
A likely Republican sweep of the three open Corporation Commission seats means the commission that oversees the state’s utility industry probably will consist entirely of Republicans starting in January.
Ballots continue to be counted, and Democrats trail by significant margins but still hold out hope that the results will change.
Mining companies and other businesses will be allowed to keep environmental studies secret, even if they detail possible pollution problems, under industry-backed legislation that gained final House approval Monday. Under the measure headed to Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, environmental audits generally could not be used as evidence in civil cases.Read More »
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Senators Tuesday approved legislation to allow companies to self-audit and keep the information “privileged” when they discover violations of environmental laws. That information, if it is contained in a self-audit, also can’t also be used as evidence in a civil or administrative proceeding.Read More »
Prospective home buyers deserve know the adequacy of a property’s water supply before making a purchase in rural Arizona, the head of an environmental group said Thursday.Read More »
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The Corporation Commission finally began hearing testimony surrounding a proposed waste incinerator today, after the item was pulled from two previous agendas and was bumped from yesterday’s hearing schedule due to time constraints.Read More »
The Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon Chapter claims that the rejection of a member who applied to be on a board that recommends Game & Fish Commission nominees is part of a broader effort to keep conservationists from having a say in wildlife policy.Read More »