WASHINGTON - For Flagstaff, the wake-up call came seven years ago when the town suffered through the Schultz fire, a massive blizzard, floods, tornados and more.
BUCKEYE — Local leaders say salt cedar trees are invading the Gila River, causing flood andfire hazards and choking native vegetation and wildlife habitats. They say it’s time for the trees, planted a century ago to slow erosion, to make their final stand.
WASHINGTON - The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality got $315 million in funding for specific federal programs over the past five years - funding that could be endangered by proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency budget.
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.