Following questions raised about data in the original version of our “Safe for Swimming?” report released Tuesday, July 23, Environment America Research & Policy Center is rereleasing its study about fecal bacteria in waters off U.S. beaches.
Three years after candidates from both parties made infrastructure a key presidential campaign issue, it’s finally the long-awaited “infrastructure week.” Democratic congressional leaders and the White House announced two weeks ago that they would commit $2 trillion to the cause. But a new report from Arizona PIRG Education Fund, Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group cautions that before allocating that money, our elected officials need to determine which investments will alleviate the most dire problems America faces as a result of crumbling or outdated infrastructure -- climate change, pollution and threats to public safety.
In celebration of Earth Day on Monday, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild shared plans to double the number of solar installations on city-owned properties throughout the city. Over the next two years, the city will add 26 new arrays of solar panels at various city facilities and parks.
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