Group marches in support of keeping Navajo Generating Station plant in Arizona open
PHOENIX – A coalition of groups is marching to the state Capitol on Tuesday to support extending the life of a coal-fired power plant near the Arizona-Utah border.
The Navajo Generating Station in Page is set to close at the end of 2019 unless a new owner can be found. It’s considered a long-shot, but the company that owns the supply mine is trying.
The power plant is a major revenue source for the Navajo and Hopi tribes. The electricity generated there also powers a series of canals that deliver water to metropolitan Phoenix and Tucson.
The Salt River Project operates the plant and... read more
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