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Scottsdale invests to protect water resources

The National Forrest Foundation (NFF) and Scottsdale City Council approved a three-year partnership where they will strive to improve forest health and water equality in the watersheds of the Salt and Verde River. With a $120,000 investment in the Northern Arizona Forest Fund, developed by the NFF and Salt River Project (SRP) in 2014, the city’s Water Resources Division will deal with watershed improvements.

Gallego backs TIGER grant for Grand Canal pathway enhancements

Trails and street crossings for Phoenix-area walkers and cyclists will soon see tangible improvements, thanks to a grant secured from National Infrastructure Investments with Congressman Ruben Gallego’s help, USDOT announced yesterday from Washington, D.C. The $10.3 million allotment was made by National Infrastructure Investments, a branch of the U.S.

Arizona Corporation Commission to hold technology workshop

The workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 27, the Idaho National Laboratory presentation will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 29 and the technology workshops will continue on the 29th at 1 p.m.

Gosar slams EPA overreach, supports opposition

New power plant carbon ruling begins three-month window for opposing parties to file lawsuits.

Arizona congressman introduces MOVE Act

Raúl M. Grijalva's legislation addresses transportation issues

UniSource Energy will provide bill credit for natural gas costumers

Arizona Corporation Commission approves UES' request for 10 cents per therm bill credit.

EPCOR Water's request to provide services in West Valley OK'd

Arizona commissioners approve request to provide service over 4,417 acres of Maricopa County

Arizona Manufacturer’s Month honors major economic activity

With a nod to record output, recognizing Arizona’s 4,500 manufacturers, and to encourage others to locate here, Governor Doug Ducey has officially designated October as the Arizona Manufacturer’s Month for the third year in succession. Having risen to its highest level of manufacturing output since the Great Recession and nearly recovered all of the output lost during that time, the state was reported to have risen from its lowest output of about $20 billion in 2009 to more than $24 billion in

Desert Gas facility found to have mechanical, procedural flaws

Finding welding-related mechanical and procedural flaws at the Desert Gas liquid natural gas (LNG) facility, the inspectors relayed their findings to authorities.

Border Jobs for Veterans Act signed into law

New law will help employ veterans as Customs and Border Protection officers at understaffed U.S. ports of entry.

Tucson Electric Power upgrades Pinal-Tortolita transmission line

New 500-kilovolt transmission line will strengthen service reliability

ADEQ calls EPA’s new lower ozone standard challenging for Arizona

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality says meeting new federal ozone standards won’t be easy.

Air Force's new satellite control system over budget by $1.1 billion

John McCain: "Unacceptable" that Air Force's cost overages will fall on taxpayers.

Arizona GOP wants Dem faction investigated for alleged unreported contributions

Open Nonpartisan Elections committee allegedly failed to report contributions totaling more than $100,000

Scottsdale invests to protect water resources

Partnership between city and NFF will improve forest and water quality in Salt and Verde River watersheds.

Arizona breweries expected to keep growing

The future of Arizona breweries will continue to grow at a pace on par with other breweries across the U.S.

Grijalva accuses Arizona of skirting public-input law on Medicaid-waiver request

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) recently wrote a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), urging the agency to reject Arizona’s new Medicaid-waiver request and alleging that the federally mandated public-comment provision hasn’t been legally satisfied.

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality names new deputy director

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) recently said that the Arizona  Department of Administration's (ADOA) general counsel, Bret Parke, has been appointed the agency’s deputy director, marking his return to ADEQ, effective Oct. 26.

Scottsdale-based Kyocera Solar's panels installed on Puerto Rico firm's headquarters

Harnessing solar energy to battle rising energy costs, Scottsdale-based Kyocera Solar Inc. and installer Dynamic Solar Solutions said this week that Kyocera solar modules have been installed atop Emilio Bacardi Group’s San Juan, Puerto Rico, headquarters.

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