Sustainability

Obama actions on public lands may be difficult for Trump to undo

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama could cement his environmental legacy by taking executive action to designate nearly 4 million acres of Western land as national monuments before leaving office next month. And it may be one legacy of the Obama administration that incoming President Donald Trump will have a hard time unraveling after he takes office.

Advocates say ending Arizona’s veteran homelessness is in reach

On June 22, 2010, during President Obama’s second year in office, his administration unveiled a plan to end specific types of homelessness in the United States, with an initiative called "Opening Doors." One of the main goals of the plan was to end homelessness for the nation's military veterans by 2015.

South Mountain Park gets $23 million makeover

PHOENIX – South Mountain Park, one of the nation's largest city parks, has been showing the wear of hikers and picnickers over the years. Now it's getting a $23 million makeover.