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Court rejects Arizona’s challenge to EPA-imposed emissions rules

EPA-imposed emissions rules

The Environmental Protection Agency was within its rights to impose certain standards on industrial sites in Arizona in place of state rules meant to ensure visibility in federal parks, a federal appeals court ruled. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday rejected arguments by the Arizona Department of Environmental… Read More →

Do Downtown Phoenix’s environmental problems lie in Legislature?

by in AZ Business Magazine | Green | Politics

Located in one of the most arid regions of the United States, the city of Phoenix struggles with reducing its environmental footprint. The Sierra Club’s 2016 Environmental Report Card, which grades Arizona’s governor and all its legislators based on their efforts to promote environmental change, showcased Arizona’s lack of change, citing the legislature at the… Read More →

Going Green For Dummies: One Company’s Evolving Journey Into Eco-Consciousness

Empty water bootles, tin cans and a recycle bin
by in Blogs | Featured | Green

A couple of months back I got on a call with members of the Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon Chapter to discuss ways the company I work for, Jawa, could do its part to go green.  We are fortunate here at Jawa, getting meals catered daily and unlimited snacks (yes, I’ve gained weight since working here);… Read More →

Arizona State University Is Lucky #13

Arizona State University Named Green School by Sierra Magazine
by in Blogs | Education | Green

Just a few weeks after being named one of the “greenest” universities by the Princeton Review, Arizona State University has racked up another green recognition. Sierra Magazine, a publication of the Sierra Club, the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the U.S., has released their list of the nation’s top 20 “coolest” schools and… Read More →