California, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Colorado: Southwest Heat Tests Firefighters’ MettleRead More →
By Kelly Fisher | PinalCentral Most of the Board of Supervisors this week supported softening a motion to file a complaint against Johnson Utilities relating to air quality violations, but one stood his ground against the amended action. Rather than filing a complaint in the Pinal County Superior Court sooner, a 4-1 vote altered the […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for June 23, 2017: President Trump’s budget proposal calls for cuts experts say would kill the earthquake warning network.
Earthquakes may be the rare issue uniting Democrats and Republicans in California Colorado: My kingdom for a house? Boulder County fourth nationwide for fewest houses for sale Las Vegas home values growing faster than U.S. average New Mexico: Pearce asks Zinke to reduce monument by 88% Utah: Mormon church opens a district in CubaRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for June 22, 2017: California produced so much solar power it paid Arizona to take excess electricity.
California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it New Mexico: Scrutiny intensifies over safety at Los Alamos National Laboratory Colorado: EPA prepares to slowly dam toxic mine waste leaking from Red and Bonita Mine at 300 gallons per minute Utah Legislature may make adjustments […]Read More →
California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it
By Ivan Penn | Los Angeles Times n 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power. Well, actually better than free. California produced so much solar power on those days that it paid Arizona to take excess electricity its residents weren’t using to avoid overloading its own power lines. It […]Read More →
By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Bob Burns is headed back to court — and not just in his bid to get financial disclosure records from the state’s largest electric utility. The move follows the 4-1 vote on Tuesday by the Arizona Corporation Commission to reject the bid by Burns […]Read More →
They have pledged to carry out the landmark accord on behalf of America We asked environmental experts for the most effective and politically practical ways they can help do that. By Natallie Delgadillo | Governing (Editor’s note: Pima County and Phoenix have pledged to uphold terms of the Paris Accord.) arly this month, President Trump […]Read More →
By Mark Cowling | PinalCentral Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Southwest Value Partners in their fight to prevent this mine from opening in the middle of a master-planned family community. Attorneys representing the town of Florence will investigate and possibly take legal action against Florence Copper for installing two new monitoring wells beyond its state […]Read More →
By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona Corporation Commission Tuesday voted down one commissioner’s requests to green light subpoenas and allow him to question utility executives about their election and lobbying expenses. Commissioner Bob Burns, a Republican, has sought for nearly two years to disclose electioneering spending by Arizona Public Service or its […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for June 20, 2017: Traditional media outlets felt increasing pressure to respond to fake news articles and refute false claims.
Colorado University study finds fake news twice as influential as fact-checking sites New Mexico: Los Alamos nuclear lab shutdown endangers U.S. arsenal California: Death Valley temperatures may hit 128 on summer’s first day. The heat may give you bragging rights. Or it can kill you Utah: At 87, eco-legend Ken Sleight of Ed Abbey fame […]Read More →