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The Other Carbon Problem

The Other Carbon Problem

Kevin Hengehold May 27, 2013 0

In landlocked Arizona most don’t know or care about developments in the world’s oceans. Yet this is a story I cannot help but report because public awareness of the issue is so abysmal, and

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Obama Grassroots Arm Turns up the Heat on Climate in AZ

Obama Grassroots Arm Turns up the Heat on Climate in AZ

Kevin Hengehold May 25, 2013 0

For five years supporters of President Obama who also support decisive action on climate change have been forced to wait patiently for leadership from the 44th President of the United States. In 2008 and

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Public Hearing to be Set on Net Metering – Arizona’s Rooftop Solar Industry Hangs in the Balance

Public Hearing to be Set on Net Metering – Arizona’s Rooftop Solar Industry Hangs in the Balance

Kevin Hengehold May 15, 2013 0

Much of what happens at the Arizona Corporation Commission occurs behind closed doors and that is why transparency won a rare victory on Friday when Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith requested a broader public hearing

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Arizona Leads the Nation in Global Warming Belief

Arizona Leads the Nation in Global Warming Belief

Kevin Hengehold May 9, 2013 0

86 percent of people surveyed in Arizona during the past decade believe that global warming has “probably been happening”, the highest level of any state in the nation. This finding was highlighted in a

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Corp Comm Field Filling Up – Energy Expert Nancy LaPlaca and Rep. Frank Pratt Exploring Runs

Corp Comm Field Filling Up – Energy Expert Nancy LaPlaca and Rep. Frank Pratt Exploring Runs

Kevin Hengehold May 4, 2013 0

Word might be getting out. The Arizona Corporation Commission, widely regarded as a lower-tier agency in terms of attention, is receiving heavy interest from a bevy of candidates eying its two open seats in

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Public Opinion on Energy Shows How Out-of-Touch AZ Politicians Are

Public Opinion on Energy Shows How Out-of-Touch AZ Politicians Are

Kevin Hengehold May 1, 2013 0

Public sentiment towards energy in Arizona is straightforward and consistent. Repeated surveys portray an unabashed support for solar energy and a strong desire for a transition from fossil energy sources among members of the

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Brenda Burns Declines ACC Reelection Bid

Brenda Burns Declines ACC Reelection Bid

Kevin Hengehold April 21, 2013 0

Ryan Randazzo of the Arizona Republic is reporting that Arizona Corporation Commissioner Brenda Burns will not seek a second term at the ACC, Arizona’s utility-regulatory body. Burns was elected in 2010 along with Commissioner

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Rep. Sinema’s First Bill Displays Energy Leadership – and Political Wisdom

Rep. Sinema’s First Bill Displays Energy Leadership – and Political Wisdom

Kevin Hengehold April 16, 2013 1

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.; District 9) introduced her first piece of legislation last week, a bill intended to incentivize clean energy manufacturing in the United States. The Security in Energy and Manufacturing Act (H.R.

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Arizona Republicans Mobilizing Behind Solar

Arizona Republicans Mobilizing Behind Solar

Kevin Hengehold March 31, 2013 2

“I don’t think it has anything to do with politics or philosophy. I don’t know that you have to belong to a certain belief to want to do something for the earth.” – Barry

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