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Prescott’s bid to draw more groundwater could threaten Verde River

PRESCOTT – In the wake of a growing population and planned housing developments, the Prescott City Council has proposed a water policy it says would provide water for the city’s current and future residents.


ASU launches drive-thru testing for essential workers after weeklong delays

PHOENIX – The ASU Biodesign Institute started their drive-thru testing for first responders and healthcare personnel after over a week of push back.


Activists cite rising heat deaths, pollution, fires in asking Phoenix to declare climate emergency

PHOENIX – Arizona environmental groups gather in front of City Hall to ask Phoenix to declare a climate emergency.


Universities implement travel restrictions, self-quarantines amid spread of COVID-19

PHOENIX – Universities in Arizona and around the U.S. are implementing new travel restrictions and possible student quarantines to minimize potential danger related to COVID-19. Some schools have halted all nonessential campus-related travel to countries with high watch level ratings as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


‘We are not ready for this’: Tribes struggle to deal with COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Tribes around the country are scrambling to protect their people from the novel coronavirus, but they face an uphill battle because of lack of funds for Indian health care programs coordinated by the U.S. government.


AZ public health leaders prepared to battle coronavirus, Ducey says

PHOENIX – Arizona health officials have the go-ahead to test at the state level for coronavirus cases and are awaiting test results for a second potential case of COVID-19, a novel disease that has sickened nearly 89,000 worldwide and killed six in the U.S.


Verde River watershed gets a grade of C+, but that ‘actually is very good’

CAMP VERDE — The first-ever Verde Watershed Report Card gave the river a C+. The report takes into account the quality of the habitat, the community and the water in and along the Verde River.


Why Palo Verde, the country’s largest nuclear plant, is cutting its wastewater use

PHOENIX – Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix is trying to reduce its use of wastewater in the nuclear cooling process by using even dirtier water.


Planes, no trains and automobiles: ASU men’s hockey team gives phrase ‘tough road series’ new meaning

TEMPE - Two continents. Ten states. It’s tough being the lone Division I men’s hockey program in the Southwest.


Alabama softball transfer Madison Preston searched for a better fit, found it in Tempe

TEMPE - Alabama transfer Madison Preston fits in on a team deep in other transfer players on ASU softball.


TGen researchers in Flagstaff developing an additional test for novel coronavirus

LOS ANGELES – With 13 confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States, researchers in Flagstaff are working on a test for patients that could be widely implemented if it’s approved by the FDA.


Phoenix replacing more diesel-fueled garbage trucks with environmentally friendlier natural gas vehicles

PHOENIX – To reduce emissions by city vehicles, Phoenix will use a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to purchase more garbage trucks fueled by compressed natural gas.