It certainly seems like Arizona would be a haven for solar energy production and use, but recent conflicts among the state’s utilities and some solar companies have industry observers saying Arizona is on the verge of falling behind.
Away from any cities or streetlights, the nights here at Chaco Culture National Historic Park are dark. Looking up, it takes a little longer than usual to spot even the most familiar constellations. That’s because there are so many more stars visible across Orion’s shoulders or surrounding Gemini’s twins.
The judge wanted to know what Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan knew and when regarding confidential informant Dennis Montgomery’s efforts to link the judge in a conspiracy with the U.S. Department of Justice.
The federal government outlined new safety measures Monday that would protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure by banning pesticide use by minors and sharply increasing training requirements, among other changes.
Phoenix is among a few Arizona cities to ban texting while driving, but there is no statewide prohibition. That’s led to what critics are calling a “patchwork” of local laws, which can vary from city to city, as with Tempe and Phoenix.