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EPA: Toxic Chemicals Released in Arizona Rose in 2015

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

Monsanto Seeks Tax Break Amid Vocal Opposition in Pima County

Plus, how the governor's priorities align with technical education needs; checking in with Oro Valley.

Marana Schools to Receive $500K for Cleaner Buses

It's the only district in Arizona to receive funding for bus emissions.

Pima County Meetings Air Objections to Monsanto Site

The first of five took place in Oro Valley earlier this week, mostly serving as venue for opposition.

2015 Spill Dumped 540 Tons of Metals into River, EPA Says

Wastewater from the Colorado mine turned rivers yellow.

Oro Valley Student's Science Project Chosen for Competition

Amanda Minke's lead-reducing water filter among 300 student projects competing.

Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

Growing Bat Population Good for Tequila Drinkers

The once endangered long-nosed bat may come off the federal protection list.

US-Mexico Study of San Pedro River a Binational First

The San Pedro River Aquifer provides water to people on both sides of the border.

2016 Likely 2nd Hottest Ever in Tucson; 2014 Was No. 1

Last 3 Years will rank as hottest in Old Pueblo for average temperature.

First Day Hikes Celebrates 60th Year in Arizona State Parks

Come Sunday, more than 60 events will be held statewide, 7 in Southern Arizona.

Here's How to Dispose of Your Christmas Tree in Tucson

The city of Tucson can help you recycle it properly, by turning it into mulch.

Fish Thriving - Guess Where? - in Santa Cruz River Near Tucson

Improved water quality from treatment plants provides year-round flow.

The Art of Paying Attention: Great Horned Owls

Author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tracks some of nature's most accomplished masters of camouflage in Tucson.

Poll: Latinos Want Congress, Trump to Fix Climate Change

Latino Decisions survey finds wide support in Arizona for legislation.

Uranium Push-Pull Near Grand Canyon in Appeals Court

The two cases deal with uranium mining on public lands, but from different approaches.

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