Sustainability

Lawmakers, witnesses grapple with how to save Navajo Generating Station

WASHINGTON - Witnesses and lawmakers called for action to head off the 2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station, a move that could mean the loss of thousands of jobs at the plant and the coal mine that fuels it. But few options were offered on how the plant might be saved.

McCain, Udall honored for their legacy of supporting Grand Canyon

Sen. John McCain was one of two people honored Wednesday with the dedication of a plaque at Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim. The National Park Service and the Grand Canyon Association unveiled the tribute for Sen. McCain and the late Representative Morris Udall near Mather Point.

Arizona sees continued solar job growth, despite national dip in 2017

WASHINGTON - Solar jobs in the U.S. fell last year for the first time since 2010, but Arizona bucked the trend and remained one of the biggest states in the country for solar jobs, a new report says. The annual Solar Census said jobs in Arizona grew 15 percent, to 8,381 positions in 2017.

Milk-alternative industry booming; raw milk might save dairy market

In 2018, the milk-alternative industry is expected to top $16 billion in revenue worldwide, according to Innova Market Insights. Younger generations in particular are switching their recommended daily calcium and nutrients to a variety of milk replacements.