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Attendees, Phoenix officials praise inaugural Lost Lake Festival

PHOENIX – Thousands of people converged in central Phoenix this past weekend as part of the inaugural Lost Lake Festival, a three-day music, arts and food event. Despite earlier concerns about security issues and potential traffic snarls, attendees and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said the event “exceeded expectations.”

EPA scraps Clean Power Plan, but utilities still vow lower emissions

WASHINGTON - Arizona utilities and regulators said they plan to continue working toward the lower carbon emission goals that had been set in the EPA's Clean Power Plan, even though federal officials said this week that they are scrapping the program.