But agreement delays CAP shortages by just a couple of years.
Navajo would close by 2044. Sierra Club may sue to block plan.
Recognized for World War II service as member of Civil Air Patrol.
By delivering almost 500 billion gallons of Colorado River water to Arizona every year, Central Arizona Project (CAP) has dramatically and positively changed the economic and environmental landscape of our state.
The Central Arizona Project (CAP) is the primary steward of Central and Southern Arizona’s Colorado River water resources. As such, we have an important role to play in supporting the health and sustainability of the river.
While Californians sell cattle, halt salmon fishing and stop watering lawns due to an unyielding drought, the water picture is brighter — in the short term at least — for Arizona and the rest of the Colorado River Basin.
The recent proposal to the Environmental Protection Agency by a group of stakeholders on the continued operation of the Navajo Generating Station offers a workable balance between economic and environmental concerns around the plant. The station is one of the largest producers of harmful nit…
French pop singer Andre Dassary, left. helps French cycling ace Jacques Anquetil to put on the yellow jersey, after he won the first stage of the Tour de France from Rouen to Versailles, Versailles, France, June 25, 1961. (AP Photo)
Participated in negotiations among 7 Colo. River Basin states to develop a plan for shortages.
The Colorado River was recently listed by the American Rivers organization as the most endangered river in the United States. Here at Central Arizona Project (CAP), we have long understood that the over-allocation of the Colorado River, coupled with growing water demands and the potential fo…
A dust storm known as a "haboob" restricts visibility in downtown Phoenix. The overheated weather of the future is likely to send the city more violent dust storms, packed with ever greater amounts of energy.
If cities were stocks, you'd want to short Phoenix. Of course, it's an easy city to pick on. The nation's 13th-largest metropolitan area crams 4.3 million people into a low bowl in a hot desert, where horrific heat waves and windstorms visit it regularly. And it depends on an improbable infr…
For more than three years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been considering requiring new emission controls to reduce haze-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) released as a byproduct of burning coal to create electricity at the Navajo Generating Station. The Central Arizona Project fo…
President George H W Bush walks course during his golf game with son Jeb, not shown, at the Cape Arundel Golf Club on Aug. 27, 1990 in Kennebunkport in Maine. The president is scheduled to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney Monday at his Walker's Point home. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)
Helene Madison, right, and Willy Den Guden, Holland, photographed at the Olympic swimming stadium in Los Angeles, August 8, 1932 when they were first and second, respectively, in the finals of the 100-meter free style swim. Miss Madison set a new world's record, surpassing a new one which Mi…
Construction on a pipeline that would deliver CAP water to the Green Valley-Sahuarita area for the proposed Rosemont Mine and possibly other water users will start next month.
Sonoran Institute staff member Bernabe Rico Hurtado downloads data from instruments that record the water level and quality at the Cienega de Santa Clara in northern Sonora in this undated photograph.
One of the potential solutions to drought in the Colorado River basin - a major test of desalination - was an environmental and economic success, UA researchers and U.S. officials said this week.
The 50 years ending in 2000 were the Southwest's warmest for at least 600 years, underscoring studies showing that human-caused climate change is heating up the region.
The Colorado River, volatile as ever, is expected to run far below normal this year in Arizona following a near-record high 2011 runoff, authorities said Wednesday.