TEMPE - Arizona lawmakers joined local and tribal officials Tuesday calling on the Interior Department to reverse its "reckless" decision to keep Grand Canyon National Park open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PHOENIX – 5 p.m. Friday is the deadline to request a mail-in ballot to elect members of the board of the Salt River Project, which provides water and or electricity to 2 million residents of metro Phoenix.
PHOENIX – Arizona parks and recreation services are faced with the decision of whether to keep them open or close them down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. So far, most have kept hiking trails open, although some services are curtailed and traffic is being regulated.
WASHINGTON - Grand Canyon National Park is still open, but the same cannot be said for lodging and food services in the park, which will be shuttered for the next two months by concerns over coronavirus. Operations will be suspended from noon Friday through at least May 21.
By Heather van Blokland and Lauren Gilger/KJZZ Wednesday, March 18, 2020
PHOENIX – A Republican plan to mitigate climate change would permanently grant tax breaks for businesses that reduce carbon emissions and purchase equipment with technology to capture emissions from the atmosphere. But is “direct capture” an effective tool?
GREELEY, Colo. – Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey have found that the Colorado River Basin is extremely sensitive to slight variations in temperature. For each degree that average Celsius temperatures rise, they found, flows in the Colorado are likely to decline more than 9%. It’s a problem that will only get worse as the planet continues to warm.
WASHINGTON - Buckeye Mayor Jackie A. Meck joined other witnesses before a Senate committee Wednesday to talk about threat that invasive species, like quagga mussels and salt cedars, post to water supplies in the West.
LOS ANGELES – With the recent closure of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, the Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles to bring clean energy to the second-largest U.S. city using resources on tribal land.