Report: Phoenix again ranks among most polluted; people of color more likely to be exposed
The Phoenix metro area is one of the most ozone-polluted cities in the United States, according to the most recent State of the Air report from the American Lung Association. The report emphasized people of color are especially affected by air pollution and the health issues it can cause.
New transmission line will increase energy reliability
A 125-mile transmission line is being built between Arizona and California – after nearly a decade of planning. The line, called the Ten West Link, will make it possible to send solar and wind energy between the two states.
Elected officials – don’t lose sight of voters’ priorities
As newly elected leaders settle into their new and familiar roles at the state Legislature, it’s important to remember that the priorities of Arizonans carry weight beyond the campaign trail. Voters will be watching political deliberations at the Capitol and expecting their leaders to deliver on the things that matter most to them.
SRP solar plant northwest of Flagstaff expected to offset 1 billion pounds of CO2 each year
Salt River Project has partnered with Clēnera, a private renewable energy company, to bring Arizona its largest solar plant by 2024. Construction of the CO Bar Solar plant will begin this year on 2,400 acres of private land northwest of Flagstaff in Coconino County.
It’s time to invest in building electrification
We can all agree that the United States is far too dependent on foreign oil. Now Arizona’s leaders in both parties – public and private sector leaders too – need to take urgent action to mitigate our reliance on dirty foreign energy supplies. They need to lead Arizona’s transition to clean energy sources.
Poll: Arizonans want cleaner air, energy, zero emissions
Arizonans are sounding the alarm on our air and climate crisis, and it is time our decisionmakers answer the call. We have the data and the tools to set our state on a pathway toward zero-emissions, so we all can breathe cleaner, healthier air.
Debate highlights Arizona utility regulator differences
A debate among the four candidates seeking two seats on the commission that regulates Arizona utilities revealed sharp differences in their approaches to the job as the state adjusts to climate change and a shrinking water supply.
Supreme Court ruling against EPA hurts, may not hobble clean air in Arizona
When the Supreme Court ruled this summer that the EPA could not force power plants to move away from fossil fuels, advocates worried that the justices had removed the “most effective tool for regulating and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.”
Environmental justice for AZ in Sinema’s hands
Latinos in Arizona deserve the same chances at achieving success and living a healthy life as the rest of America. By voting for the Build Back Better Act, Senator Sinema would be ensuring a clean and safe environment and future for all Arizonians.
Sinema must support clean energy investments in Build Back Better Act
Sinema campaigned on a pledge to work hard every day to deliver for Arizona families. By leveraging her position as a key vote in the Senate, now is her chance to guarantee decades of economic prosperity and sustainable, good-paying jobs for all residents in the state.
Clean energy means more jobs, not fewer
Arizonans understand the benefits of transitioning to clean energy. Working together, we can make this part of the Arizona we want.
Arizona needs new, innovative ways to produce energy
As we look ahead to the future, we must find new and innovative ways to produce the energy we need to support our growing economy and the businesses and communities that call Arizona home. Fortunately, we have legislators prioritizing the clean energy, technology and innovation sectors by focusing on policy solutions that will have a real and positive impact on Arizona’s economy, both in the sho[...]