Navajo Nation considers taking over Kayenta Mine and Page coal plant

  • Navajo Nation Speaker LoRenzo Bates announced this week that the tribe is considering taking over the Kayenta Mine and a coal plant near Page.
  • The tribal government previously asked the Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) to look into keeping the Navajo Generating Station open as well.
  • NTEC says it wants to keep the plant and Kayenta Mine open for at least another 10 years.
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