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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.
This January 2011 image supplied by the Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs in Jefferson, La., shows agency employees and volunteers placing recycled Christmas trees inside man-made wooden cribs in the shallow water of a local marsh. The trees absorb wave action and protect fragile marshland from erosion. Using discarded Christmas trees to prevent shore erosion is just one of a number of ways in which holiday trees are recycled. (AP Photo/Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs)
Arizona needs to step up and take its rightful role as a leader in the energy technology industry.
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.
The government reopened its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring default on U.S. obligations.
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.
No resource in Arizona is more precious or scarce than water. Economic growth in our desert environment relies upon inexpensive and easy access to available water, plain and simple.
For years, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) have been spouting a story of how the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway (SMF) will save our Valley from traffic congestion and air pollution. Now that experts have weighed in, it is clear that these claims are untrue and that this freeway proposal is a major fraud perpetrated by MAG and spread by ADOT in the form of its recent Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used its public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) of the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway to ask the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to conduct more tests and release more information to the community as a supplemental DEIS.
A collection of Republican representatives from Arizona, including one from the East Valley, criticized the EPA and President Barack Obama for recent actions and what they deemed repeated overreach by both as part of an “imperial presidency” at a recent hearing in Mesa.
DETROIT (AP) — Every new car window sticker shows the estimated cost of fuel for a year, but that figure may not reflect the miles you drive. A new survey does that math for you.
With much at stake for Arizona, a group of very different interests recently gathered to best determine how to provide certainty for our energy future while balancing the environmental impacts on national parks in the Southwest — in particular the Grand Canyon.
This new partnership was first disclosed in your paper on July 31 by Allison Hurtado, who provided details about the new entity.
“We are scolded by government messages to rely on mass transit. But your car never goes on strike for a greedier deal. Drive away, dude. Also, why can’t upper management get off their duffs and drive the buses during strikes?”
Our Republican Corporation Commissioners Bob Stump, Bob Burns, Brenda Burns, Gary Pierce and Susan Bitter Smith apparently agree that burning trash is good for our air quality. This seems counterproductive to me, considering that the main intent of incorporating ‘renewable energy’
PHOENIX — Homebuilders have lost another bid to stop federal agencies from designating two stretches of the Santa Cruz River as “navigable.”
Arizona utilities can't use electricity generated by burning trash to meet their renewable energy requirements, a judge ruled Wednesday.
PRESCOTT — Investigators from across the U.S. poured into the mountain town of Yarnell on Tuesday to figure out why 19 elite firefighters perished in an out-of-control wildfire and whether human error played a role in the tragedy.
BILLINGS, Mont. — Flaws in how the government measures Yellowstone's grizzly bear population raise questions about whether the animals have recovered sufficiently to merit lifting federal protections, according to a new study.
There was an impressive turnout at the Foothills Golf Club in Ahwatukee on June 18 when the Arizona Department of Transportation hosted a final community forum on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement of the South Mountain Freeway.
There was an impressive turnout at the Foothills Golf Club Tuesday night when the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) hosted a final community forum on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) of the South Mountain Freeway.
Smart irrigation is becoming a hot landscaping specialty as groundwater aquifers are increasingly sucked dry.
While the scales differ, Mesa mayor Scott Smith expects several issues related to his roles as the head of Arizona’s third-largest city and the president of the United States Conference of Mayors to crossover.
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by environmental groups to force the Bureau of Land Management to do more to protect two national monuments in Arizona.
I came close to dying three times last week. Driving straight east on Baseline Road, I had a full green light. The oncoming car, stopped in the left-turn lane, suddenly jumped forward trying to turn left in front of me. I missed her by skinny inches.