Confluence headed for Navajo sacred site designation

Confluence headed for Navajo sacred site designation

“They (outsiders) just want to exploit for money. It’s hard for some people to understand the concept of ‘Not everything has to be about money,”‘ said Rita Bilagody, Save the Confluence spokeswoman. “This bill will send a loud message to outsiders that, we will fight for our sacred sites and will fight any attempts of desecration and destroying these sites.”

Navajo leaders, residents mull Big Canyon Dam study

Navajo Nation intervenes in Big Canyon

The Navajo Nation has filed a motion to intervene in a proposal to build a dam at Big Canyon, near the site where a developer three years ago was kicked out after trying to build a gondola tram and tourist resort.

FERC wants to hear from you about Big Canyon

FERC wants to hear from you about Big Canyon

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has opened a two-month comment period about Big Canyon near the Little Colorado River. FERC accepted Tuesday a permit application from Pumped Hydro Storage LLC.  Steve Irwin, manager of Pumped Hydro Storage LLC, plans to dam up...