By Bret Jaspers | June 29, 2018
Commissioner of Reclamation Brenda Burman told an audience of water stakeholders in Tempe that they weren’t trying to scare people, only make plain the risks of significant shortage on Lake Mead.
By Bret Jaspers | June 28, 2018
Lawns and landscaping are polarizing symbols when talking about water use in the desert. Some communities are paying homeowners to rip out their grass. Others, like this Chandler HOA, are trying to save water on the green fields that residents adore | KJZZ
By Bret Jaspers | June 21, 2018
Arizona water officials prepare for talks regarding a drought plan for the future of the Colorado River | KJZZ
By Bret Jaspers | May 29, 2018
Communities north of Phoenix want to control water as a way to control development. But it’s not popular with everyone.
By Bret Jaspers | May 28, 2018
Residents of New River, still reeling from a water crisis, try to tackle a potentially illegal subdivision going up in their neighborhood.
By Skyler Snider | April 23, 2018
Our photo series highlights more than 20 metro Phoenix entrepreneurs: their triumphs and challenges, and why basing their businesses and careers in the Phoenix metropolitan area helps them thrive.
By Bret Jaspers | April 18, 2018
Members of the Upper Colorado River Commission sent a letter late last week to Arizona water officials, saying the state is threatening the water supply for nearly 40 million people
By Joel T. Vernile | Nov. 14, 2017
WASHINGTON - A report Monday revealed for the first time "a very real drop" in new enrollment by international students in U.S. colleges and universities in 2016-2017.
By Ben Moffat | July 20, 2017
WASHINGTON - Proposed federal rules that would require mining companies to have cash sufficient to clean up any environmental problems they might cause are "duplicative and unnecessary," an Arizona environmental official told a House panel Thursday.
By Joseph Guzman | April 5, 2017
WASHINGTON - Phoenix fell from third to fifth place among cities for total installed solar capacity last year, slowed by charges imposed on Arizona solar users at time when other cities surged ahead with new installation.
By Keerthi Vedantam | Nov. 1, 2016
PHOENIX – Marissa Chavez’s kindergarten students often play teacher, taking turns pointing to an alphabet card while the other students sit cross-legged on the floor.
By Audrey Weil | Nov. 24, 2015
A new study claims Arizona could save more than 15 billion gallons of water a year if 20 percent of the state’s energy came from rooftop solar. That’s enough to sustain 90,000 homes, or the population of Chandler, for one year.