April 5, 2017
A bulldozer crawls over a pile of coal at Peabody’s Kayenta mine on the Navajo Nation in this 2012 photo. President Donald Trump signed an executive order that he said will help bring back mining jobs, but critics say market forces will hold back those jobs. Photo courtesy of Peabody Energy
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There is noise on and off reservation to save Navajo Generating Station and Peabody Mine, to save 800 high paying jobs and revenues.
President Donald Trump’s executive order rolling back at least a half-dozen Obama-era climate policies will not save coal jobs as the president claims, but it will definitely harm the environment, critics said Tuesday.