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It won't eliminate ObamaCare in Arizona, and it's unlikely to keep the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing new air quality rules on power plants here. But proponents of Proposition 122 insist that the proposed state constitutional amendment will give Arizona the power to rein in future federal government overreach, and it would do it through the power of the purse.
Twenty years ago this month, when the first drops of Colorado River water poured into the retention basins at the Granite Reef Underground Storage Basin (GRUSP) near Mesa, it was predicted that storing water underground would be the wave of the future.
NAPA, Calif. — It's a warm day in the Napa Valley and the summer sun that turns the region's plump grapes into prized cabernet sauvignon is beating down on the Odette Estate winery.
The East Valley Institute of Technology is still accepting enrollment for the 2014-15 school year in most classes, including the new Future Engineers program at the East Campus.
Please allow me to address the opinion piece by Mike Brilz, vice president of land for PulteGroup Arizona Division (June 4, AFN, “Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course solution), voicing Pulte’s eagerness to develop The Lakes Golf Course.
Making a yard and a community more beautiful begins at the curb. But that narrow space between sidewalk and street — sometimes called a boulevard, median, hellstrip, parkway, verge or tree belt — is a gardening challenge.
Even if Arizona lucks out and elects a lion hearted governor, it’ll still take herculean commitment to cut controlling ties to various federal programs. With summer primaries revving up, think of the gutsy governors of Utah, Ohio, Wisconsin, South Carolina and Texas. Their courage is remarkable.
The state's top environmental officials asked legislators Tuesday to repeal the restrictions they placed on his agency just four years ago prohibiting it from regulating “greenhouse gases.”
The Helpful Guys in Blue of Valley Honda Dealers stopped in Downtown Mill Avenue, Costco and Tempe Community Marketplace on June 8 to commit random acts of kindness.
Two environmental groups on Friday dropped their lawsuit seeking to force the federal government to finally determine the impact of Fort Huachuca on the San Pedro River.
On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day — a day devoted to education and action on environmental issues. As a citizen of the world, you may have a keen interest in protecting your physical surroundings. And as someone trying to reach long-term financial goals, such as a comfortable retirement, you’re probably also interested in improving your investment environment.
NEW YORK — Sandwiched between the chest-thumping ambition of awards season and the swaggering spectacle of summer, spring movie-going is usually an afterthought, a limbo for films not bankable enough for July or highbrow enough for the Oscars. But it might actually be the best time of year for the movies. In springtime — particularly this year — the movies come alive.
NEW DELHI — Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone or create charcoal to combat climate change?
Agenda 21 Sustainable Development is a forty-chapter document adopted and signed by 178 nations at the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Many people have heard the name, but don’t understand how it is being implemented and why it is so devastating to our American way of life.
NEW YORK — Every so often a revolution transforms something truly basic, rendering the status quo somewhat, well, primitive.
Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation according to the Williams Institute, their success is even more remarkable.
Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation (Williams Institute), their success is even more remarkable.
Arizona voters may get to decide if they want to know whether their cold cereal is made with genetically modified corn.
Saying prior court orders have been ignored, environmental groups want a federal judge to force Fort Huachuca to finally determine how it's impacting the San Pedro River and take measures to stop that – or face the possibility of having some of its operations shut down.
The lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge late Friday to block dissident lawmakers from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
In addition to teaching their students each day, writing lesson plans and connecting with parents, most Arizona teachers have gone through a myriad of district- and state-mandated training sessions. Many give up weekends or evenings to attend these trainings to better prepare themselves to provide the best opportunities for our students. For some, that would be sufficient. For others, it’s only the beginning.
PHOENIX — Federal officials are legally entitled to be negligent in fencing the border without worrying about getting sued over the damages their actions cause, a federal appeals court has ruled.
You don't need to live on the prairie to have a prairie garden. Natural landscapes featuring mainly native plants are being sown in yards across North America as environmentally friendly alternatives to turf grass.
PHOENIX — Citing everything from grazing to insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday granted endangered species protection to two cacti found in Arizona.
The driveway that came with the 1921 Craftsman-style house that David Ulick bought five years ago was the original concrete one, marred by cracks and with tree roots starting to break through.