The embattled Navajo Generating Station in Arizona might, indeed, make it past 2019.
When it comes to Arizona’s embattled Navajo Generating Station, groups on both sides can’t stop, won’t stop.
No number of protests are likely to keep a major coal-fired power plant in Arizona open. In fact, its biggest customer finalized a couple contracts Thursday to replace their power source when the plant shutters next year.
The Hopi Tribe in northeastern Arizona is heading to the court to keep the largest coal plant in the West open. The tribe, along with the United Mine Workers of America and Peabody Energy, announced a lawsuit Tuesday against the Central Arizona Project (CAP), which powers 90 percent of its water pumping system through…
The Navajo Generating Station (NGS) was originally slated to run until 2044. That didn’t quite work out. The largest coal power plant in the West will now shutter next year—25 years ahead of schedule. That closure could prove devastating to the Navajo and Hopi, two sovereign tribal nations whose economies depend on it.
Members of the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe were out with their picket signs outside the Arizona Capitol Tuesday, protesting the closure of the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta Mine.