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Bald eagles find the Sonoran Desert a tough place to raise their young. Nationally, the majestic winged symbol of America has made a strong comeback in recent years after its population was decimated by a now-banned pesticide. But experts agree the desert bald eagles just aren’t thriving like their counterparts. What to do about it is another story.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Advanced drilling techniques that blast millions of gallons of water into 400-million-year-old shale formations a mile underground are opening up "unconventional" gas fields touted as a key to the nation's energy future.
A House committee approved a bill Wednesday that would waive environmental regulations for Border Patrol activities within 100 miles of any U.S. border.
The long-awaited Draft Environmental Impact Study on the potential effects of the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway extension — a project that would give the East Valley another artery to the Phoenix region’s west side — is now available to the public for review and comment.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON - When it comes to global warming, the Bush administration puts its faith in volunteerism and new energy technologies to scale back America’s Everest of heat-trapping gases. But government studies say the results are at best uncertain.
Mr. Speaker, Vice President Cheney, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, fellow citizens: Every year, by law and by custom, we meet here to consider the state of the union. This year, we gather in this chamber deeply aware of decisive days that lie ahead.
February 2, 2005
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.
Arizona needs to step up and take its rightful role as a leader in the energy technology industry.
Having lived in upstate New York, then Minnesota, Jon Storm knew only clean air before moving here. But after he moved to the East Valley in 2001, he began suffering from watery eyes and weekly sinus infections.
On land once farmed for alfalfa in the middle of fields and new homes, thousands of solar panels sit quietly generating electricity for Salt River Project.
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a draft version of a report that examines surface water quality in Arizona is available for public review and comment.
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.
An ozone high pollution advisory has been issued for Friday by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
The Arizona Legislature is expected to work late into Thursday night on a $8.1 billion budget that dramatically increases spending, but a dispute has erupted over the state's environmental protection agency.
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.
To erase our massive federal deficit, this is my list of wasteful and job-killing agencies:
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an ozone health watch for Wednesday.
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency is ready to drop its requirement that motorcycles undergo emissions inspections in the Valley, the last area in the country to require the tests.
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).
FLAGSTAFF — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has imposed new pollution limits on three coal-fired Arizona power plants, aiming to protect the environment and air quality for wilderness areas and landmarks such as the Grand Canyon.
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.
Reading Governor Brewer’s statement regarding the federal government’s enforcement of the laws related to air pollution at the Grand Canyon left me both disappointed and hopeful. Quoted in the East Valley Tribune on July 29, 2012, Brewer stated “I don’t think it has anything to do with air quality … It has everything to do with the Obama administration going to war on coal … It’s more about politics and not science.” I was disappointed that the governor was blaming amendments made to the Clean Air Act in 1990 by the 101st Congress on our current president.