On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, during a press conference at the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma, announced the lawsuit to keep Central Arizona Project (CAP)‘s legal obligation to continue purchasing NGS power.
CAP officials said last year that moving the natural-gas power instead of the coal plant could save money for water users throughout Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties.
“Some at CAP believe it has no legal obligation to purchase the power,” Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma said Tuesday announcing the lawsuit. “These actions are unlawful and will hamper efforts to secure new owners for the Navajo Generating Station.”
[This post will be updated as more information as it become available including any future public release from the Hopi Tribe]
Hopi Tribe, United Mine Workers And Peabody Seek Judgment Affirming CAP’s Legal Obligation To Purchase NGS Power – PRNEWSWIRE