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Victory for the Grand Canyon

After Environment Arizona helped deliver more than 300,000 public comments, Interior Secretary Salazar put a million miles around Grand Canyon National Park off-limits to new toxic mining claims for 20 years — the maximum allowed by law. Advocate Bret Fanshaw also worked with Rep. Raul Grijalva to organize more than 60 members of Congress to sign a letter to the Obama administration, urging full protection.

News Release | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

Report: Twenty-five Percent Solar within Reach for Arizona

Solar power is growing so fast in Arizona that goals once considered ambitious are now seen as readily achievable, according to a new report by Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center.

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Report | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

Star Power: The Growing Role of Solar Energy in Arizona

Our new report shows that tapping just a fraction of our state’s solar potential will yield tremendous benefits for our lives, our environment and our children’s future. The report also demonstrates that the rapid growth of solar makes goals what once seemed ambitious readily achievable.

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News Release | Environment Arizona

Arizona Solar Businesses Ready to Roll with Clean Power

Twenty-nine Arizona solar businesses issued a letter to the White House today, endorsing limits on carbon pollution from power plants and advocating that solar energy become a focal point of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. 

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News Release | Environment Arizona

Environment Arizona Endorses Raúl Grijalva for Congress

Environment Arizona, a statewide environmental organization, announced today the endorsement of Raúl Grijalva for Congress in Arizona’s 3rd congressional district.

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News Release | Environment America

Report: U.S. power plants world’s 3rd largest carbon polluters, edging out India

As world leaders prepare to gather here for the United Nations Climate Summit next week, a new study shows that U.S. power plants alone produce more carbon pollution than the entire economies of India, Russia, Japan or any other nation besides China.

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