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How Does Tucson's Heat Affect Road Repaving Work?

It's too hot for some projects to continue without causing a sticky mess.

Jun 18, 2015

Pima County Boosts Solar Electricity Usage

Supes unanimously approve 11 new solar installations on county property

May 6, 2015
'Fire does have a role in natural landscapes.' - Coronado National Forest Spokesperson Heidi Schewel

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

Spring storm systems are delaying start, but dry fuels are still abundant

Apr 30, 2015

New Community Would Add 28,000 Homes in Benson

'Villages at Vigneto' proposal working its way through town government

Apr 10, 2015

Hybrid Cars Make 'Clean Air Blue Skies' Eligibility

Six vehicles designated by state transportation officials to get plates allowing single-occupancy in HOV lanes.

Dec 29, 2014
Entrance of Colossal Cave.

Long-Time Colossal Cave Director Uncertain About Her Future at Park

Pima County Supervisor Carroll called for performance audit last summer to assess management of park amid mountain lion shooting.

Aug 14, 2014
San Pedro River

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

Jun 18, 2014
Solar panel array at Tucson Water's Central Avra Valley Storage and Recovery Project

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

Nov 12, 2013
Arizona's desert sun is beautiful, but it can be deadly with too much skin exposure.

Climate Change Impact Felt in SW With Rising Temps

Recent report shows human influence; higher temperatures bring health, wildfire risks to the Southwest.

Oct 7, 2013

Tucson Buying More Solar Power from TEP

Corporation Commission vote allows city government to expand from 4% renewable energy to 10%.

Jul 23, 2013
Jim Riggs breeds Polled Hereford cows, which can be identified by their red coats and lack of horns. In 2003, he sold of 80 percent of the herd to cope with the drought.

S. AZ Ranchers Face Drought Without Help

Farm bill extension excludes needed emergency assistance

May 8, 2013
Tucson City Hall

Tucson Seeks Reduced Plastic Bag Use

City will track use, recycling; no enforcement mechanism included

Mar 20, 2013
State Parks

State Parks Getting Own Fund

Legislature moving to return control of revenues

Mar 12, 2012

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