Navajo Generating Station

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Arizona Democratic District One Congressmember Tom O’Halleran has introduced legislation that would provide economic development resources to communities affected by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta Mine.

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Peabody Energy will lay off nearly its entire workforce at the Kayenta Mine this month as it prepares to close the site. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, coal industry critics say the company is abandoning local communities.


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Almost all of the workers at the Kayenta Mine on the Navajo Nation are facing layoffs in the coming weeks. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Peabody Energy will cease operations as its sole coal customer, the Navajo Generating Station, is also slated to close.


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Navajo Nation officials are looking for cost-cutting measures after proposing a budget that is $5 million short of the current one.

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A Navajo Nation company has ended its bid to buy a coal-fired power plant on the reservation and the mine that feeds it.

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