Despite pledges to look for alternatives, closing the Navajo Generating Station in Page could devastate the local economy, where hundreds of jobs rely on the plant and affiliated coal mine and where experts see few, if any, workable solutions.Read More »
Electricity-generation markets across the U.S. are changing, which is to say they are modernizing. Our research shows time and again that coal-fired generation plants are no longer the viable business propositions they used to be.Read More »
For centuries, Native Americans – just like my fellow farmers – have called upon the land they call home to make their way in the world.Read More »
The energy landscape is rapidly changing, however, and we are very possibly in the midst of writing a new energy chapter for Arizona.Read More »
A federal advisory group met in secret to craft a pollution control plan for a coal-fired power plant in the Navajo Nation, denying the public an opportunity to participate in the talk.Read More »
In a series of reports, ProPublica has examined how the West’s water crisis is as much a product of human error and hubris as it is of nature. The Navajo Generating Station is a monument to man’s outsized confidence that it would always be possible to engineer new solutions to an arid region’s environmental limits.Read More »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a supplemental proposal to reduce emissions at the Navajo Generating Station, roughly a week after the federal agency extended the public comment period on plans to clean up the coal-burning power plant.Read More »
EPA to take its time in review of new plan for Navajo Generating Station
The waiting game has started again for the operators of the Navajo Generating Station.
Arizonans find lots to criticize amidst a few glimmers of praise
A huge rise in deportations. Regulatory overreach. Borderlands decimated by off-road vehicles. Operation Fast and Furious. More than four years after Barack Obama became president, liberals and conservatives alike have lots to criticize about what has happened in Arizona during his presidency.
Arizona Public Service is temporarily halting plans for more than $550 million in investments to secure its power supply after energy regulators opened up the possibility of competition in electric service.Read More »