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ASU Tackles Future of Transportation

Source: Arizona State University/The Arizona Republic Roughly 40 percent of the nation’s roads and major highways are not considered to be in good condition, and about BEX

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

AZ Still Power in Solar, Despite Others’ Gains

By Adam DeRose for Cronkite News A month after it announced plans to develop a new solar power plant in Gila Bend, Vasari Energy was back in November to double down on its BEX

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Net Metering Axed, Huge Setback for Solar

By David Wichner for Arizona Daily Star Arizona regulators voted last week to scrap so-called net metering for customers with rooftop solar systems in favor of a lower BEX

December 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Elon Musk Unveils Rooftop Solar Shingles

By Alexander C. Kaufman for The Huffington Post Elon Musk late Friday debuted glass roofing shingles that generate electricity from the sun, a critical step toward merging BEX

November 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

PHX 20th of Top 30 Green Building Cities

Source: CBRE Institutional owners of office buildings continued to pursue green building certifications in the 30 largest U.S. markets during 2015. Continuing an upward trend BEX

October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Another Arizona Copper Project Proposed

By Mark Cowling for Casa Grande Dispatch A second in-situ copper project, similar to the one proposed in Florence, may begin operations soon in southern Arizona. The Gunnison BEX

May 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Study: Benson’s ‘Vigneto’ Could Harm River

By Emily Bregel for Arizona Daily Star A new study indicates the Vigneto development in Benson will deplete the Cienega’s water levels. An environmental group has released BEX

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sierra Club Opposes Tempe Power Plant

By Ryan Randazzo for The Arizona Republic The Sierra Club filed an appeal to the air-quality permit for the natural-gas plant overhaul in Tempe that Arizona Public Service BEX

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bankruptcy Could Delay SunZia Project

By Tony Davis Arizona Daily Star A global renewable-energy developer that is the only publicly known supplier for the proposed $2B SunZia power line is on the edge of filing BEX

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Florence Copper Gets Temp. Permit

By Mark Cowling for Casa Grande Dispatch The state environmental agency has announced a draft temporary permit for the Florence Copper Project, and the public will have 30 BEX

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Solar Prop. Opponents Strike Back

By Ryan Randazzo and Mary Jo Pitzl for The Arizona Republic Less than a week after a pro-solar group announced a ballot drive, lawmakers are working with utilities to put a BEX

April 22, 2016 // 1 Comment

PAC Launches Solar Ballot Initiative

By Ryan Randazzo for The Arizona Republic Arizona voters could weigh in on whether utilities can charge special rates to solar customers that make it less economical to go BEX

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Congress Passes Funding for Green Building

By Bryan Howard for USGBC Congress has passed a sprawling spending bill and tax extenders package that covers funding for all federal agencies and includes short- and BEX

January 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Freeport Plans Full Sierrita Mine Shutdown

By Ryan Randazzo for The Arizona Republic Freeport-McMoRan Inc. said Dec. 9 it will close its Sierrita copper mine as part of spending cuts by the Phoenix-based company to BEX

December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Freeport to Cut 430 Jobs at Sierrita Mine

By Tony Davis for Arizona Daily Star Freeport McMoRan Inc. will eliminate 430 jobs — more than one-third of the workforce — at its Sierrita Mine in Green Valley in BEX

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Arizona Forward Promotes Healthy Forests

Source: Arizona Forward Arizona Forward released its newest primer – Threats to Forest Health Put Arizona at Risk. It urges statewide attention for treatment and BEX

October 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Modular Data Centers More Energy Efficient

By Hayley Ringle for Phoenix Business Journal Phoenix-based IO Data Centers LLC and Arizona Public Service Co. spent a year evaluating the performance of IO’s modular data BEX

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Desert Tortoise Cut from Endangered List

Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service After reviewing the best available scientific and commercial information, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finds that the Sonoran BEX

October 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

WIFA Buoys Arizona’s Water Infrastructure

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Gov. Doug Ducey has proclaimed October 5-9 as the Value of Water Week in support of the Value of Water Coalition’s BEX

October 8, 2015 // 2 Comments

Uranium Mines by Grand Canyon? AZ Digs It

By Curtis Spicer for Cronkite News Arizona officials continue to support a federal court battle to allow new uranium mining operations on a million acres surrounding the BEX

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Funding for Santa Cruz Flood Control

By Brian Wright for Maricopa Monitor Anyone who lived in or near Maricopa in 1983 knows how devastating a flood can be on the Lower Santa Cruz River. The town was underwater BEX

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Animas Spill Not Expected to Affect CAP

By Central Arizona Project Water Control Manager Brian Henning On Friday, August 7, there was an accidental spill of sediment and metals from a shuttered Colorado gold mine BEX

August 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Feds OK 25-Year Extension for Navajo Plant

By Aubrey Rumore for Cronkite News Federal officials July 17 approved a multiyear deal to allow expanded mining of coal on Navajo lands and continued burning of it at the BEX

July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Tribe to Upgrade Wastewater Facility

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Under settlements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Navajo Nation EPA (NNEPA), the Navajo Tribal BEX

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

PHX Ranks 18th on Green Building Index

Source: Real Estate Daily News With 31.4 percent of its office space considered “green”, Phoenix ranked 18 out of 30 markets on the National Green Building Adoption Index BEX

July 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

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