The End Of An Era: Navajo Nation Gives Up On Generating Station Purchase

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:45pm
Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 8:41am

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Navajo Generating Station
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The Navajo Generating Station a coal-burning power plant near Page, Arizona.

The Navajo Nation announced Friday that it has given up trying to purchase one of the west’s largest coal-fired power plants.

The Navajo Generating Station was a giant revenue maker for both the Navajo and Hopi tribes.

From KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff, Laurel Morales joined The Show to talk about what led up to this point.

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