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Phoenix, Tucson get middling scores in UN look at cities’ sustainability

Posted by   /  September 2, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Issac Windes | Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said in his State of the City address this year that Phoenix had been “recognized for our leadership on sustainability,” but a new study suggests it may have room to improve. The study by a U.N.-backed nonprofit called the Sustainable Development Solutions Network […]

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Bruce Babbitt blasts Asarco over request for Ironwood monument land

Posted by   /  September 1, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star The former U.S. interior secretary and Arizona governor who helped create Ironwood Forest National Monument is blasting Asarco for seeking the removal of 11,000 acres from the preserve to mine copper. The multinational company is simply trying to take advantage of a favorable political climate during the Trump […]

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Exclusive: Solar coalition launches to fight solar tariffs

Posted by   /  September 1, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Axios A new player is entering the fight over whether the U.S. government should impose tariffs on Chinese solar manufacturers, Axios has learned. U.S. Made Solar, a coalition made up of several U.S.-based solar manufacturers, is launching today, and will have a new advertising campaign criticizing the two companies petitioning for trade protections under the […]

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Court Rich, Rose Law Group senior partner, talks renewable energy with Sentari & George on ‘Figure It Out’

Posted by   /  August 31, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News  /  No Comments

Court Rich, Rose Law Group senior partner and director of Renewable Energy Department, was recently featured on the “Figure It Out” podcast with Sentari & George, talking renewable energy and the adoption of solar energy at the state level. Listen to the podcast here:

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APS derides Burns’ attempt to have court overturn rate hike

Posted by   /  August 30, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Attorneys for Arizona Public Service are deriding efforts by Bob Burns to have the state Supreme Court overturn a 3.3 percent rate hike just approved by the other utility regulators. In new legal filings, Mary O’Grady, lead lawyer for the state’s largest electric company, said […]

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Biggs introduces measure to defund key climate research

Posted by   /  August 30, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Shane Savitsky | Axios Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) submitted an amendment last week to the House Rules Committee for the federal government’s 2018 spending bill that would prevent any appropriated funds from being used toward the government’s National Climate Assessment. What the NCA does: From the 2014 assessment: “This National Climate Assessment collects, integrates, […]

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APS says it won’t take California utility’s nuclear waste

Posted by   /  August 29, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic A California utility agreed Monday to seek a new home, possibly Arizona, for its nuclear waste, but Arizona Public Service Co. officials say they won’t take it. APS operates Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix on behalf of its seven owners, and officials there said they will […]

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Corporation commission orders Arizona Water Co. to negotiate with competitor

Posted by   /  August 29, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | The Arizona Republic Arizona utility regulators are considering taking away a water company’s lucrative service territory and giving it to a competitor whose executives have donated thousands to the political campaigns of two of the regulators. Commissioner Andy Tobin joined Dunn and Forese in a 3-2 vote forcing Arizona Water Co. […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Photoable: America vs Harvey

Posted by   /  August 27, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

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Rose Law Group Notable Tweetable: Forgot my charger

Posted by   /  August 26, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, PHOTOS/CARTOONS, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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