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The Navajo Generating Station burns locally mined coal, providing jobs and power for the Central Arizona Project and other services. In the process, it also produces some of the largest amounts of air pollution among power plants in the West. Submitted photo

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Navajo Nation supports alternate NGS emissions proposal

Power plant owners also back plan, Sierra Club drops out of working group after deciding new agreement no better than EPA proposal

On June 26, a stakeholder group that includes the Navajo Nation, signed on to an alternative proposal to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed rule to reduce emissions at the Navajo Generating Station (NGS).