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Leadership on fuel-efficiency standards

Arizona's pioneering clean cars standards, which we helped win, helped pave the way for President Obama's 2011 decision to boost federal fuel efficiency standards to 54.5mpg by 2025, the single biggest step this country has ever taken to break our addiction to oil. Environment Arizona’s federal global warming program director, Nathan Willcox, thanked the president for his leadership on this issue.

News Release | Environment Arizona

Environment Arizona applauds removal of demand charges from APS proposal

Today, stakeholders announced a settlement in the proposed rate case for Arizona Public Service (APS). The settlement rejects mandatory demand charges for residential customers originally proposed by APS.

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Arizona regulators throw shade on solar | Ross Sherman

After a year of deliberation about the value of rooftop solar energy, Arizona regulators voted 4-1 last week to substantially curtail the credits that solar customers receive for providing solar power. The Arizona Corporation Commission’s (ACC) decision slashed net-metering, which has played a major role in the expansion of rooftop solar in Arizona and nationwide.

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Report | For Immediate Release

Shining Rewards

Solar energy is on the rise in the United States. Through September 2016, more than 31 gigawatts of solar electric capacity had been installed around the country, enough to power more than 6 million homes. The rapid growth of solar energy in the United States is the result of forward-looking policies that are helping the nation reduce its contribution to global warming and expand its use of local renewable energy sources. 

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News Release | Environment America

Over half a million call for Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

WASHINGTON,D.C.-- Today groups announced the delivery of more than 550,000 petition signatures and comments urging President Obama to designate the proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.

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River otter, today’s your special day | Russell Bassett

It’s International River Otter Awareness Day! Here are five reasons we appreciate these amazing creatures.

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