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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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Group Condemns Plans for Grand Canyon Uranium Mining

Environmentalists are speaking out about an Arizona congressman's efforts to open up mining near the Grand Canyon. The group Environment Arizona released a report titled "Grand Canyon at Risk."

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News Release | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

Past Disasters Show Dangers of Uranium Mining Near the Grand Canyon

Uranium mining has left a legacy of disastrous pollution in Arizona, and now mining poses a risk to the Grand Canyon – one of our greatest national parks.

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Report | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

Grand Canyon at Risk

After several decades of reduced activity due to depressed prices, uranium mining is making a comeback—including on the edges of one of our nation’s most treasured wild places, the Grand Canyon. Uranium mining has left a toxic trail across the West—including at the Grand Canyon itself. To protect this national treasure, and the millions of people who visit it each year, mining should be prohibited on land near Grand Canyon National Park, and other treasured places.

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News Release | Environment Arizona

Budget Cuts Will Likely Force State Park Closures

As Gov. Jan Brewer signed off on the final budget late Wednesday, state parks throughout Arizona will likely face more closures in the coming months.

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News Release | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

Environment Arizona Releases 'Building a Solar Future' with Rep. Giffords in Tucson

From laundromats and baseball stadiums, to homes and cars, solar energy is already enhancing energy security and reducing pollution in America. Environment Arizona joined with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Andy Squire of Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott’s office today to release a report outlining a vision for using the sun to meet 10 percent of the United States’ total energy needs by 2030.

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