Navajo Generating Station

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

Officials in Coconino County say the closure of a coal-fired power plant in far northern Arizona has led to a loss of $40 million in property tax revenue. 

  

Adrian Herder, Tó Nizhóní Ání

Three towering concrete stacks that were among the last visual reminders of a shuttered power plant came down Friday.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

Friday morning the three smokestacks at the now-closed Navajo Generating Station will be demolished. It marks an end to the most striking visual reminder of coal power generation in the area. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Melissa Sevigny

A unique partnership is addressing a home heating crisis on the Navajo and Hopi Nations, by supplying hundreds of cords of firewood from forest restoration projects. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

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A Virginia-based company has proposed a hydro-storage facility on the Navajo Nation near Lake Powell. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s the latest hydro proposal to harness Colorado River water.


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