More Pima County Environment Stories

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Pima Supervisors Talk Road-Repairs Tax, Back National Carbon Fee

Supes ask that county staff study the feasibility of swapping a property tax to repair roads for a sales tax.

Coronado National Forest Offers Permits to Gather Dead Trees for Firewood

Households limited to a single permit, allowing up to two cords of wood to be harvested.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Hearings Begin to Determine Rooftop Solar Buyback Rate

Arizona Corporation CCommission staff will spend as much as two weeks in Tucson gathering evidence for the rate case.

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.

Park Service Seeking Tips in Saguaro Shooting

Vandals broke multiple laws by shooting a protected plant in a national park.

National Public Lands Day Brings Chance to Enjoy the Outdoors, Give Back

Federal land managers are looking for volunteers to help with restoration and improvement projects near Tucson.

Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper Approval

Center for Biological Diversity claims US Fish and Wildlife Service did not fully consider impact on endangered species and water.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

Ecologist: New Fish Swimming in Improving Water of Lower Santa Cruz

Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

Dry, Hot August Follows Record-Setting July Rain

Weather Service meteorologist says storms become less frequent in September, unless a large Pacific storm hits.

Looking Back on Fire Season in Arizona, and Places Touched by the Flames

Wildfire activity rose statewide, and Southern Arizona was home to some of the state's largest fires.

Love the Outdoors? There's a Way to Help Others Enjoy It

Pima County is looking for volunteer 'trail stewards' to assist with safety, accessibility.

Learning to Program a Driverless Car at the UA

A 10-week summer course meant to encourage students to continue studies in research-based graduate programs.

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