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State's energy future at stake in Corp. Comm. election

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The next Arizona Corporation Commission will determine policies that impact the daily lives of Arizonans perhaps more than most well-known elected offices in the state. Established by the Arizona Constitution, the commission regulates public utilities, corporate filings and securities, and railroad and pipeline safety.

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on Jul 29, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Climate change predicted to cause Mexican influx

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Climate change could cause up to 6.7 million Mexicans to migrate to the United States over the next 70 years beyond those who would come to this country for other reasons, a new study predicted Monday.

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on Jul 27, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Dems focus on renewable-energy goals

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A former longtime member of the Arizona Corporation Commission and two former state legislators are pledging to push renewable energy if elected to fill one of two available seats on the utility panel.

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on Jul 27, 2010 at 05:50 AM

3 Dem ACC candidates tout renewable energy

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The three Democrats running for the Arizona Corporation Commission said at a debate this week that voters need to choose at least one of them to protect the push for more renewable energy.

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on Jul 23, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Cracks found in dam

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Several cracks in the dam at the new 71-acre flood control basin in west Flagstaff were found during a recent inspection by the Arizona Department of Water Resources.

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on Jul 23, 2010 at 05:20 AM

County to apply for disaster relief

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With more severe flooding a possibility, Coconino County officials are preparing to ask the governor to declare the county a disaster area, a precursor to applying for and receiving federal aid.

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on Jul 22, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Flood cleanup gathers steam

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Some residents of Doney Park, Fernwood and Timberline were shoveling mud off driveways Wednesday while others were moving out of their flooded homes following a night of sandbagging.

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on Jul 22, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Climate shift poses threat to water supply

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Higher temperatures caused by global warming could create water shortages across wide areas of the country by 2050, including most of Arizona, a new study predicted Tuesday.

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on Jul 21, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Petition seeks to return wolves across U.S.

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Biologists with the Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity say isolated pockets of wolves are not enough.

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on Jul 20, 2010 at 08:51 PM

Reviving an Arizona native species is sometimes successful

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WHITERIVER -- Slicing through the icy waters of Ord Creek, 9,000 feet above sea level on the Fort Apache Reservation, schools of olive-gold fish are writing a rare success story of bringing a native species back from the brink of extinction.

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on Jul 19, 2010 at 05:50 AM