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McCain calls on U.S. to lead world, reject ‘spurious nationalism’

PHILADELPHIA - An emotional Sen. John McCain called on the U.S., “the most wondrous nation on Earth,” to resume its role as world leader and reject “half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems.”

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.

As Scalise returns to Capitol, Flake repeats call for renewed civility

WASHINGTON - Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, repeated his concerns Thursday that a breakdown of civility in politics has led to gridlock and, in extreme cases, attacks like those on former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2011 and Rep. Steve Scalise in June.

Copper project in Florence wins appeal, could break ground this winter

WASHINGTON - Florence Copper officials could break ground on a $24 million "in-situ" copper mining facility by December, after an administrative appeals board last week turned down objections to the project from the Town of Florence and another opponent.

APS official: Red tape slows utilities’ efforts to prevent forest fires

WASHINGTON - When overgrown forests clash with energy infrastructure - devastating fire and power outages can follow. But current law puts up bureaucratic hurdles that make it hard for utilities to do the forest clearing that could prevent those fires, and then holds them responsible when fires break out, an Arizona Public Service official told a Senate committee Tuesday.