News Release | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

Phoenix Ranks Top 30 in Smog Pollution

Today Environment Arizona released a new report showing that the Phoenix area ranks as the 26th smoggiest large metropolitan area in the country. Smog is a harmful air pollutant that leads to asthma attacks and exacerbates respiratory illnesses, especially among children and the elderly.

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.

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.

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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