WASHINGTON - More than 420,000 Arizonans will get health insurance rebates under President Obama's health-care plan, the White House said Thursday as the president went on the offensive for his beleaguered plan.
Today the 8,400 acres that burned in Central Arizona's Yarnell Hill fire in which 19 firefighters died look like a moonscape. Gone are chaparral, scrub oak, evergreen trees and shrubs that adorned that landscape. In their place are caked ash and soot.
Chad Hancock, a technician with Engineering and Environmental Consultants Inc., uses a device to monitor the amount, concentration, temperature and percentage of methane gases from a well at the Los Reales Landfill. Wells are connected to vertical perforated piping that runs throughout the l…
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is seeking federal permits to convert landfills like Los Reales to bioreactors. The addition of water to the landfill is expected to accelerate the rate of waste degradation, creating more methane.
This is the existing methane-capture system and part of the Los Reales Landfill gas-to-energy project. Bioreactor opponents are worried about additional water use and the threat of groundwater contamination.
More liquids - and, critics fear, some illegal hazardous wastes - could be coming to Arizona's 39 garbage landfills if a new technology for treating landfill liquids wins federal approval.
A sign near an artificial pond marks the end of public access in the area proposed for Rosemont Copper's open-pit mine in the Coronado National Forrest in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.
More copper produced - yet less water sucked from the aquifer, less pollution, less juice needed to power the mine and mill, and fewer trucks on the road.
An artist rendering shows the proposed casino-resort that the Tohono O'odham Nation hopes to open near Glendale.
WASHINGTON - Tohono O'odham leaders vowed to continue their fight for a Glendale-area casino after the U.S. House overwhelmingly approved a bill blocking their plans Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - The House approved a bill this week to give 20 isolated acres of local and federal government land to the Pascua Yaqui tribe for use as part of its Casino del Sol resort in Tucson.