December 26, 2012
Operations Specialist Eddie Kent explains information on one of the many monitors used to run the Navajo Generating Station (NGS). Shonto Chapter officials and staff toured the plant Nov. 28 to learn about its operation, pollution controls, Navajo employment, history and importance in the Western Power Grid. From left to right are NGS Chemical Supervisor Rob Peterson, Control Room Supervisor Travis Francisco, Alden Miller, Paul Begay, UMWA Kayenta Mine Chairman Hank Whitethorne, Daniel Billy, Shonto Chapter Manager Robert Black, Wynn Bronston, Arlinda Mailboy, Shonto President-elect Elizabeth Whitethorne-Benally and Althea James. Photo/George Hardeen
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Officials say tour leads to better understanding of power plant's role
Seven Shonto Chapter officials, staff, two Peabody Energy employees and a representative from Navajo National Monument visited the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) last week to learn about its history, pollution controls, economic importance and Navajo employment.