10/24/2013

The time is now to comment on an alternative "Better than BART" plan for NGS, developed by a Technical Work Group (TWG) comprised of Central Arizona Project (CAP), the Gila River Indian Community, the Navajo Nation, Salt River Project, the Environmental Defense Fund, the U.S. Department of the Interior and Western Resource Advocates. The proposal name refers to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) rule for Page’s Navajo Generating Station (NGS) to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from the coal-fired power plant.

10/17/2013

More than 37,000 Tucson-area school children qualify for assistance under federal poverty guidelines. With parents working one or more jobs to try to make ends meet, parental support for field trips and special materials for enrichment projects is extremely limited. That’s where Central Arizona Project’s support of projects like Tucson’s Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) makes a huge difference, ensuring that Tucson Unified School District students, regardless of their economic status, have opportunities for memorable and authentic high quality learning.

9/19/2013

A Yuma Mesa Irrigation and Drainage District (YMIDD) commitment to cease irrigating a specified amount of “qualified land” each year will help keep more Colorado River water within the system. This is an important step—especially as the probability of a Colorado River shortage continues to escalate.

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