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PNS Daily News - June 28, 2017 


Here’s a look at what’s making headlines: Republicans scramble after a vote on health care delayed; a Clean Water Rule repeal comes under scrutiny; and a chemical in a common weed killer declared a carcinogen by California.

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Public News Service - AZ: Oceans

Navajo Generating Station in Page, Ariz., a coal-fired power plant. Credit: EX3N/iStock

PHOENIX - Climate change groups are speaking out against Arizona's participation in a lawsuit to block the "carbon rule" section of President Obama's Clean Power Plan. On Friday, Arizona joined 23 other states in suing the Environmental Protection Agency saying its plan to force states to cut car

PHOENIX - Arizona Sen. John McCain's old aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Forrestal, now is to be recycled instead of being scuttled at sea. The U.S. Navy says three other carriers also will be recycled instead of dumping them in the ocean to create artificial reefs. Colby Self, Green Ship Recycling Ca

PHOENIX - An event that started in Florida aimed at warning of the dangers of offshore oil drilling has spread to Arizona. It's called Hands Across the Sand, and the mission is to steer energy policy away from dependence on fossil fuels and toward clean energy. In February, people joined hands acros

PHOENIX - Arizonans face possible long-term shortages and higher prices for seafood because of shark overfishing, according to the non-profit Pew Environment Group. The director of global shark conservation for Pew, Matt Rand, says studies show that, when endangered predators at the top of the food

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