The Biggest Coal Power Plant in the American West Closed. What Happens with the Colorado River Water It Used?

Navajo Generating Station shut down in 2019 and is now being dismantled. The Colorado River water that cooled the plant is part of a broader legal impasse.

Utilities Move to Break Arizona’s Coal-Water Link

The proposed halt to operations in 2019 at the West’s largest…

Marriage Of Coal And Water In Arizona Renews Vows

U.S. government moves to extend lease for coal plant that pushes…

Water Rights: Arizona Senators John Kyl and John McCain Meet With Navajo Nation Leaders

Decades in the making, a Navajo-Hopi water rights settlement…

Water News: What’s Ahead in 2012

News headlines are often dominated by the big, unexpected events…

The Stream, December 19: The Price of Reliable Water in Texas

The Texas state water plan, released every five years, recommends…

The Rising Cost of Settling the American Desert

Power plant that moves torrent of water uphill considers closing