Sustainability

Solar could replace Navajo Generating Station power, but not its jobs

WASHINGTON - Solar power advocates say a 250-megawatt renewable-energy facility could be in place in time for the late-2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station, if permitting and construction began right away.


Arizona universities recognized as national leaders in composting

PHOENIX - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency established a goal in September 2015 to cut food waste in half by 2030.


National park visitors spent $995 million at nearby businesses in state

WASHINGTON - The 12 million people who visited national parks in Arizona last year spent more than $995 million with nearby businesses, a $63 million increase from the year before, the National Park Service said.