Navajos Divided By Coal-Fired Plants Desert Rock would be one of the cleanest coal-fired power plants in the country. It would also be a huge financial boon to the strapped Navajo Nation. But the region is already home to two old, very dirty coal-fired plants.
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Navajos Divided By Coal-Fired Plants

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Navajos Divided By Coal-Fired Plants

Navajos Divided By Coal-Fired Plants

Navajos Divided By Coal-Fired Plants

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In northwest New Mexico on the Navajo Nation reservation, a proposed coal-fired power plant is dividing the tribal government and environmentalists. The so-called Desert Rock plant would be one of the cleanest coal-fired power plants in the country. It would also be a huge financial boon to the strapped Navajo Nation. But the region is already home to two old, very dirty coal-fired plants.

Daniel Kraker reports for member station KNAU.