Flagstaff, AZ – Flagstaff officials are exploring a rainwater harvesting ordinance similar to Tucson's. Last year Tucson became the first city in the country to require new commercial buildings to harvest rainwater for their landscaping. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.
Snowflake, AZ – For the past several months KNAU has reported on the struggles of the Catalyst Paper Mill in Snowflake. Over the last year they've been forced to shut down the plant one week a month. That means less pay for the mill's 300 plus workers. But come January they hope to return to full capacity. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales has this update.
Flagstaff, AZ – The Twin Fire began as a controlled fire about three miles southwest of Williams. But it turned into a wildfire after shifting winds caused spot fires to ignite outside the project's initial boundaries.
Eventually, 64 homes were evacuated, and more than 400 personnel were called in to fight the blaze. It's now over 90 percent contained, but has cost over two million dollars to fight.
Flagstaff, AZ – Members of the Obama Administration are looking for economic solutions in Flagstaff. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.
Representatives from the White House, the Department of Energy and the Department of Housing and Urban Development visited Southwest Wind Power, the Northern Arizona Center for Emerging Technologies and Northern Arizona University's Applied Research Center. Adolfo Carrion directs the White House Office of Urban Affairs.