Environment


Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition

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San Francisco Chronicle “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wants the department to address the city council, which supports the I-11 proposal ideologically, although the route raises concerns. ‘It looks like the proposed route goes right through our water system in Avra Valley; that is a problem,’ Rothschild said.” Read more…

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City of Tucson to cut back on recycling pickup in cost-cutting measure

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Arizona Daily Star “The Tucson City Council directed staff to move to an every other week recycling schedule, following in the footsteps of dozens of other cities and towns across the nation who have either cut back on recycling services or eliminated them entirely.” Read more…

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Imperfect Produce is bringing up to 350 jobs to Tucson

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Arizona Daily Star “San Francisco-based Imperfect Produce is entering the Arizona market and has chosen Tucson as the site of its national customer care center, creating up to 350 new jobs over the next five years.” Read more…

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Tucson could use 2 million more trees

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Tucson News Now “The goal for 2030, is a tree canopy which covers 20 percent of Tucson’s 226 square miles, according to Tucson Clean and Beautiful.” Read more…

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