Steve Irwin, owner of Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, said Friday he won’t withdraw his application for a permit to dam up a parched piece of desert to collect groundwater on the western Navajo Nation for outside interests.
Here is a link to a PDF copy of the US Supreme Court decision denying water rights to the Navajo Nation.
The Colorado River flows adjacent to families that have lived in drought conditions for generations.
As Grand Canyon National Park prepares to celebrate its 104th anniversary on Feb. 26, a new 12-minute film, “Voices of the Grand Canyon” debuts.
The federal government is finally closing the door on two proposed dams on the Little Colorado River in western Navajo Nation. But another effort to dam up Big Canyon remains alive.