The Interior Department says Arizona will get $2 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Without congressional action, the program is scheduled to lapse at the end of the month. But last week, the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee approved a bill to reauthorize it.
Backers of the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative have fought — and won — court challenges over its so-called “misleading language,” and now there’s new back-and-forth on the wording of this.
In Detroit, drinking water was shut off across all 106 public schools, when new test results showed elevated levels of copper and lead. While officials map out a long-term solution, students are left drinking bottled water supplied by the district.
National Public Lands Day is Saturday, Sept. 22. To celebrate, the Tonto National Forest and others in the state will offer a “fee-free” day. Fees will be waived at day-use sites, including picnic grounds, shorelines and boat launches.
Chants of "build the wall" were a common occurrence on President Trump’s campaign trail and his efforts to find the $5 million dollars in federal funding to complete the project will likely be front and center when funding debates kick off this fall.
Thousands of pounds of empty beverage containers were intercepted this summer while being smuggled into California from Arizona and Nevada to defraud the state's recycling program, authorities said Wednesday.
Critics say the ruling will reduce the incentives solar had provided ratepayers and could cause the industry to collapse, according to reporting by the Arizona Daily Star. The new rate plan, approved by a 3-2 vote, only applies to new solar customers.
On Saturday a floating boom designed to corral plastic pollution in the Pacific was launched. The goal of the pollution scooper, called the Ocean Cleanup, is ridding the world’s oceans of plastic pollution.