Arizona, New Mexico and California are among the worst places in the country to subsidize solar and wind projects if better air quality is the goal, a new study says. The best bang for the buck in terms of improving public health, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, could be had by ... More >>
Prince's relationship with his backing bands has always been a little more fraught than, say, Buddy Holly and the Crickets or Dave Matthews and Band. There's been several of them, for one thing -- the Revolution and the New Power Generation, along with associates like Morris Day and The Time and Apo ... More >>
Matinee Energy, the Tucson mystery company with ties to two controversial brothers, has plans to build a large-scale, 120-megawatt solar-power plant in Benson.But even if the firm manages to complete the project, which claims a construction budget "up to the maximum of $444 million," it isn't clear ... More >>
Image: Google Street ViewThe fire hydrant seen here blocking the curb ramp along Bethany Home Road at 3rd Avenue was relocated after Thomas Vickery complained. The scooter-driving disabled man wants the city to address the sidewalk's other problems.Thomas Vickery lit a fire under the butts of cit ... More >>
Jennifer WoodsWe heard about this product and just had to try it - Cascal. We love the Dry Sodas and we also love kombucha. We thought it'd be something like a blend of the two. It's marketed as a non-alcoholic wine-ish type product - especially with food pairing suggestions on the website and ... More >>
From John Boehner with tears.We spoke too soon. Speaker John Boehner prepared for his tissue call yesterday and addressed the house as it debated over the resolution slated to honor the victims of the mass murder in Tucson. "Look at Tucson right now and you will be reminded that America's mos ... More >>
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is directing $82 million in Recovery Act Funds to Arizona water projects. The money will "create jobs, boost local economies, improve aging water and wastewater infrastructure and protect human health and the environment," says the EPA ... More >>
Governments often choose the lowest bidder for products and services to save precious taxpayer funds. But as the saying goes, you get what you pay for. Tom Crider of the City of Phoenix's Public Works division didn't like the way the city's low-bid tire was performing on municipal vehicles ... More >>
Porta-loo cleaners of the world unite
Phoenix's sewer crisis has gone unnoticed by most toilet users, but it's the talk of sewage experts nationwide
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
Rio Salado Wetlands
Jerry Brady predicts that al-Qaida will be coming to a power line near you
Nevada's wastewater is causing sex problems in fish. But will Arizona get screwed by the solution?
Consumers clamor for big state bucks under alternative-fuel incentive program
Top state officials clash over Salt River Project
The City of Phoenix has spent $30,000 and a year trying to figure out what's wrong at a water-treatment plant
Where unit-shifting heroes of rock are exposed as the passionless poseurs they really are
The Hopi want one of the largest coal mines in North America to stop using their groundwater. If springs and wells continue to dry up, they say, their ancient culture may disappear, too.
City responds to reports of tainted drinking water by lobbying state officials
It's crystal clear that the city of Scottsdale served its citizens water laced with a suspected carcinogen. But did city officials do it on purpose?
Industries get a big say in rewrite of water-pollution laws; public may pick up tab
Mesa residents claim a Tempe councilwoman's home is being spared from high-tension lines--at their expense
AN ESTIMATED $250 MILLION IN TAXES WILL HELP BUILD A DOMED STADIUM. HERE'S WHAT ELSE IT COULD PAY FOR.
AT PALO VERDE, IT'S OPEN SEASON ON WHISTLE-BLOWERS
WITH A BINGE OF PURGES, PHOENIX WRITES OFF MILLIONS IN UNPAID DEBTS