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The Kayenta Mine operates through lease agreements with the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe to supply coal to the Navajo Generating Station in Page, Arizona. (Photo/Peabody Energy)

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For 50 years, the Kayenta Mine on Black Mesa has supplied coal to fire the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), which powers Phoenix air conditioners, Las Vegas Strip neon and California Teslas.