The Arizona Corporation Commission's executive director has heeded calls for his resignation after disclosing that his wife works for a lobbying firm hired by a campaign group financially supported by a regulated utility to fight a renewable-energy ballot initiative.
The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases on forty-two hundred acres of public land near the Little Colorado River for oil and gas development. The decision comes after a federal ruling loosened the requirements for environmental review. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.
The current owners of the Navajo Generating Station say there’s limited time for new buyer to finalize a deal. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, NGS is set to close at the end of next year unless a sale comes through.