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Dirty air, weak enforcement hurt Arizona during COVID-19

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In the middle of any crisis, Arizonans expect our leaders to use every tool at their disposal to do what is best for our communities. But as the coronavirus pandemic impacts all Arizonans, President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency is taking ...

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Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, speaks during a July 31 rally to raise awareness about climate change.

State climatologist takes conciliatory stance on global warming

At a rally to raise awareness of climate change, Nancy Selover demonstrated the delicate balance she has to strike as both a political appointee and a scientist.

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AZ House OKs secrecy for environmental reports

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.

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