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Navajo Generating Station as viewed from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The Environmental Protection Agency accepted a proposal that gives the plant’s owners until 2030 to cut emissions by 80 percent. Photo/National Park Service

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EPA accepts NGS alternate emmissions proposal

Coal powerplant on Navajo Nation has until 2030 to cut emissions by 80 percent

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - On July 28, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its rule for reducing harmful emissions at the Navajo Generating Station (NGS, accepting an alternative proposed by a technical working group in place of the EPA's recommendations.