Gov. Doug Ducey says there’s been a bit of “mission creep” on the part of the Arizona Corporation Commission, and that his office and the Legislature should maybe be more involved in some areas of energy regulation.
As of Tuesday morning, the Woodbury Fire has burned more than 40,000 acres and is only six percent contained. However, it is still not a direct threat to most communities as it continues to burn in the low canyons of the mountains.
The Prescott National Forest is implementing a two-year camping ban in a popular area to help it recover from human impact. The area runs along the Verde River, stretching from Cottonwood to south of Camp Verde.
An ambitious energy-related infrastructure project could bring solar panels, wind turbines and desalination to the U.S.-Mexico border. Some hope it could improve border security by strengthening the economy.
Dry Lake Hills and Mount Elden lodging areas in northern Arizona will remain closed as part of the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project. George Jozens with Coconino National Forest Services says the closure order is in effect until December 2020.
SRP adopted new sustainability goals on Monday that included reducing carbon dioxide emissions and water use. The utility aims to lower the amount of carbon dioxide it emits per megawatt-hour by 62 percent from 2005 levels by the year 2035.
U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico.
Air pollution is part of the daily life of people living in Los Angeles, and here in the Phoenix metro area, we’re commonly hit with high pollution advisories that encourage us to stay inside to avoid aggravating health conditions including — but not limited to — asthma.
A U.S. federal appeals court is upholding a ban on Mexican fish and shrimp caught with gillnets in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. The ban was implemented last July by the U.S. Court of International Trade to protect a small, endangered porpoise.
The push to ban single-use plastics is paying off for a Gilbert company. When two Intel engineers founded Footprint five years ago, they focused on designing and making paper bowls, trays, cups and packaging. And then a YouTube video caught fire.