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Chevron taps retirees to oppose EV charging in Arizona

Astroturf lobbying organizations have been a fixture of the EV opposition and anti-climate-action movement—indeed of American politics—for a long time. A new report in the Arizona Republic tells us that support for electric cars still hasn’t moved us past that. Chevron is tapping its retirees to mount a letter-writing campaign in opposition to a new rule proposed in March […]

Eight firefighters injured at Arizona energy storage facility

According to fire officials in Peoria, several fire agencies were investigating a battery fire at the McMicken Energy Storage facility in Surprise when the explosion occurred, the television station reported. According to Peoria Fire Department spokesman Michael Selmer, four Peoria firefighters were the most seriously injured, the Arizona Republic reported. Three firefighters, including one in […]