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Jobs, Environment and Crime are Key for Ward 6 Candidates

Central Tucson Council race features incumbent Democrat, Republican and Green Party challengers.

TEP to Buy Electricity Generated by Natural Gas from Gila Bend Plant

New deal includes option to buy the unit outright within the next three years.

Bisbee Fires Back on Legislator's Challenge to Plastic-Bag Ban

Memorandum claims the law is necessary to uphold another constitutional provision and is not a statewide concern.

Episode 142: TUSD Searches for Next Superintendent

Also, Rosemont mine gets US environmental OK; opponents say they'll continue resisting.

TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

Next Step for Rosemont Mine Approval Could Come in June

Coronado National Forest supervisor expected to sign record of decision in June.

Study: Lake Mead Shortage Could Slow Home Construction, Agriculture

Drought declaration would cause rationing that would affect adequate water supplies.

EPA: Toxic Chemicals Released in Arizona Rose in 2015

Pollutants released into the air, water and land was up 12% from the prior year.

Pima County Unveils Deal with Agribusiness Giant Monsanto

The company has purchased property near Marana, plans high-tech greenhouse.

TEP Plans to Add More Solar, Wind Power to Energy Portfolio

Two recent requests for proposal would add 100 MW of each for 20 years.

San Carlos Apaches, Others Sue Over Copper Mine Waste Site

Lawsuits claim US Forest Service violated several environmental laws.

$5.9M for Water Conservation Near Fort Huachuca

Tucson non-profit Arizona Land and Water Trust will get federal money.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Solar Installers: Net Metering Limbo is Bad for Business

One solar installer sees layoffs coming with TEP's announcement that it will seek retroactive rate changes

Opposition Mounts to Proposed Resolution Copper Mine

Critics of the mine arrive in Washington DC after cross-country trek

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