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[IN-DEPTH] Uranium miners in Arizona, elsewhere pushed hard for a comeback. They got their wish.

Posted by   /  January 19, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

Energy Fuels, a Canadian uranium producer, owns the Grand Canyon mine, where groundwater has already flooded the main shaft. By Hiroko Tabuchi | The New York Times ONUMENT VALLEY, Utah — Garry Holiday grew up among the abandoned mines that dot the Navajo Nation’s red landscape, remnants of a time when uranium helped cement America’s […]

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Florence Copper opponents skeptical of air quality claims

Posted by   /  January 18, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Mark Cowling | PinalCentral Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Southwest Value Partners in its fight to stop the mine from locating in the middle of the Pulte Merrill ranch family community Florence Copper claims it has made further strides in controlling airborne emissions at its future operations, but many of those attending a hearing […]

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RFP issued: PII of Solar Zone at UA Tech Park

Posted by   /  January 17, 2018  /  Energy and Environment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Roland Murphy | AZBEX Tech Parks Arizona and Tucson Electric Power this week issued an RFP for companies interested in taking part in Phase II of The Solar Zone. The Solar Zone is a public-private partnership between the University of Arizona and TEP, serving as an innovation hub to test, evaluate and demonstrate solar technologies. According to the description, it was […]

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Utility jobs shrink as new power plants need fewer workers

Posted by   /  January 15, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

Older plants are being supplanted by newer power plants fired by natural gas, as well as wind and solar farms By Russell Gold | The Wall Street Journal As coal and nuclear power plants around the U.S. close due to competitive pressures, the number of people employed in making electricity is shrinking. Older power plants […]

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Interior secretary pounds chest taking credit for Grand Canyon protection from mining

Posted by   /  January 13, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

The administration can’t get its story straight — again By Chris D’Angelo | The Huffington Post Late last month, the Interior Department published a “comprehensive list of accomplishments” in its first year under Secretary Ryan Zinke’s leadership, including several actions it felt demonstrated “a conservation stewardship legacy, second only to Teddy Roosevelt.” In a summary […]

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If there were not so damn many cars in Phoenix . . .

Posted by   /  January 11, 2018  /  Energy and Environment, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times hoenix wants to be a carbon-neutral city. But with more cars on the road and the resulting increase in emissions, it’s making it harder for the city to get there. Increasing vehicle emissions are holding the city back from rapidly reducing greenhouse gases, according to a report presented to […]

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Tucson Electric Power follows suit with rate reduction

Posted by   /  January 11, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

  By David Wichner | Arizona Daily Star Customers of Tucson Electric Power Co. and other state-regulated utilities may be in line for a break on their bills, thanks to the federal tax overhaul. But exactly how, and how much, are up in the air as companies and regulators grapple with the effects of the […]

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APS now seeking rate decrease thanks to federal tax cuts

Posted by   /  January 10, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic Arizona Public Service Co. wants to cut about $4.70 from the average residential customer’s monthly bill thanks to the tax changes that President Donald Trump signed into law last month. The state’s biggest electric company announced the proposal Tuesday, and is seeking to have the reduction take effect in […]

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California Mudbath: Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Photoable

Posted by   /  January 10, 2018  /  Energy and Environment, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

 

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Arizona Clean Power Initiative for 2018 will help the future and save money, campaign firm says

Posted by   /  January 10, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

  A potential clean-energy initiative might energize the ballot box for Arizonans this November By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times As rumors of a potential clean-energy initiative swirl, the head of the campaign firm behind the successful minimum-wage election in 2016 said he’s indeed working on a planned measure for this November. Related: APS […]

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