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4 Ariz. firms get funds for clean-energy innovations

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The Arizona Commerce Authority on Monday will announce that four rural Arizona companies will receive $3.4 million in federal grants to produce innovative renewable-energy products, including a high-efficiency electric bicycle motor.

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on Aug 16, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Collaboration aims to save Arizona forests

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Three major fires recently roared across northern Arizona, despite the past winter's record snowfalls.

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on Aug 16, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Solar plant setting up in Surprise

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Rioglass Solar is the latest green energy-equipment manufacturer attracted to Arizona by economic incentives.

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on Aug 12, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Lake Mead at 54-year low, stirring rationing fear

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Drought-stricken Lake Mead has dropped an additional 10 feet since last summer, and now, Arizona and other Colorado River users are scrambling to keep the reservoir full enough to avoid water rationing.

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on Aug 12, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Contributions help keep state park open

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A state park near Payson that was facing closure because of budget cuts will remain open through September 2011 thanks to contributions from two nearby communities and a citizens' group.

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on Aug 09, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Valley sand and gravel plants warned by EPA

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Seven Valley sand and gravel companies, including Fisher Sand & Gravel, which was forced to shut down its south Phoenix asphalt plant, could be barred from bidding on federal projects or face fines because of dust-related violations found at their sites.

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on Aug 06, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Funds freed to help 2 storm-damaged Ariz counties

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Gov. Jan Brewer signed an emergency declaration Wednesday to assist recovery efforts in Greenlee and Santa Cruz counties after recent flooding from monsoon storms.

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on Aug 05, 2010 at 05:20 AM

APS' energy efficiency promotion cuts profit

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Helping customers buy efficient air-conditioners and lightbulbs is cheaper than building power plants and transmission lines.

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on Aug 04, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Arizona takes top energy spot

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Arizona has been labeled the nation's "Solar Energy King" by a leading business magazine, even though the state just has a handful of solar manufacturers and generating plants so far.

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on Aug 04, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Arizona leads the nation in human West Nile virus activity

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When it comes to monitoring for West Nile virus activity, health officials look toward the animals and mosquitoes, as well as human cases, as measurements of how prominent the disease is in the state.

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on Aug 03, 2010 at 05:20 AM